European Central Bank


  • 'Euro is too high': Bini Smaghi     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, chairman at Snam and former member of the executive board of the ECB, discusses the central bank's decision to cut rates further and launch an ABS program.

  • Why ECB's latest move is better than QE     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Buying asset-backed securities will get lending going and could be more effective than full-blown quantitative easing, says David Forrester, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie.

  • ECB trying to get on the front foot: Pro     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:22 PM ET

    Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris Investments Asia, says the rate cut suggests that the central bank is trying to get ahead of the curve amid concerns over the European economy.

  • ECB action—the next catalyst for emerging markets? Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:08 PM ET

    The European Central Bank (ECB) is back in "whatever it takes" mode to stimulate the sputtering economy and Asian markets are set to benefit.

  • Next key trade in markets: Sell the euro     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:48 PM ET

    Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, says the euro could widen its losses to 1.25 against the greenback after the U.S. jobs report.

  • Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the European Central Bank's decision triggered fears over the European economy.

  • Wells Fargo: It's time to go long Europe     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management Group, says the ECB's rate cut is a "pleasant surprise" and explains his bullish call on European stocks.

  • August jobs data should show strong hiring trend Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:43 PM ET
    A now hiring sign is posted in the window of a clothing store in San Francisco.

    Monthly employment reports are always said to be important, but the August report could be a bigger deal because of what it means for the Fed.

  • ECB is probably done for the year: BK Asset     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, explains why the European Central Bank won't embrace quantitative easing this year and discusses the euro's outlook.

  • Draghi remarks are honey for euro bears: UBS CIO Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB).

    Mario Draghi just gave the euro bears a treat, says UBS investment chief Simon Smiles.

  • Will ECB policy ease US pain?     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    After the ECB lowered rates to .05%, CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Greg Ip, The Economist, discuss how Mario Draghi's rate move will impact Europe and how it may influence Janet Yellen's decision making.

  • US firms with Europe exposure     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on U.S. companies with the highest exposure to Europe.

  • Europe's 'Fed-style' bond buying program     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Inside Europe's stimulus plan, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • The European Central Bank announced it cut its interest rates, and is starting an asset purchase program. Gemma Godfrey, Brooks Macdonald head of investment strategy, shares her investment view.

  • ECB Meeting: Draghi's big moves     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the ECB has cut interest rates and is buying bonds.

  • Santelli Exchange: Central bank weapons     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group, discuss the market's reaction to Mario Draghi's decision to purchase asset backed securities and the outlook for the Japanese economy.

  • Signs of wage inflation: Economist     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Discussing expectations for Friday's jobs number amid the recent wave of strong economic gains, with Jim Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management CIO, and Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist.

  • Contrasting economies: US & Europe     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    Discussing his outlook for the euro and what it will take to stimulate the European economy, with Nick Bennenbroek, Wells Fargo head of currency strategy.

  • US economic recon & ECB     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses recent strong economic data in the U.S., and weighs in on the ECB's historic rate cut and discussions to start QE.

  • Cramer: Oil overrunning policy makers     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the rapid oil production taking place in the U.S. and the thousands of jobs the industry is creating. Cramer says the U.S. has to export and other countries have given up on the Obama administration.