European Central Bank


  • Speed of euro depreciation is 'ok': Expert   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:33 PM ET
    Speed of euro depreciation is 'ok': Expert

    David Zahn, head of European Fixed Income at Franklin Templeton, says the European Central Bank shouldn't be worried about the speed of the euro's depreciation.

  • Euro at $1.05 will come fairly soon: SocGen   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 6:05 PM ET
    Euro at $1.05 will come fairly soon: SocGen

    Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale, says the euro is headed for $1.05 on the back of quantitative easing and may reach parity with the dollar in a few weeks.

  • More market volatility to come: Pimco CIO Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 5:04 PM ET
    Scott Mather CIO of PIMCO.

    Pimco's Scott Mather sees more rocky times ahead for U.S. equities, and the possibility of the 10-year German Bund turning negative.

  • Euro falls below $1.07, lowest amount in 12 years Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 3:09 PM ET

    The euro hit a 12-year low against the dollar after falling below $1.07 as the ECB continued its QE program.

  • Expect 5-10% market correction: Expert Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 2:57 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Strategists Steve Auth and Jeff Hussey both think a market pullback is possible. Here's how they're positioning their portfolios.

  • Cecchetti: ECB QE is already a success   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Cecchetti: ECB's QE is already a success

    Stephen Cecchetti, professor of international economics and finance at Brandeis International Business School, says that the quantitative easing program is already a success, however, the risk-sharing aspect may be problematic for Europe.

  • Euro/Dollar: Will we hit parity?   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Euro/Dollar: Will we hit parity?

    As the euro nears parity with the U.S. dollar, Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management, explains why he thinks the euro will hit that critical level.

  • QE effect hits euro   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    QE effect hits euro

    Discussing the possibility of the euro hitting parity, Steven Saywell, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas, gives his thoughts on what's driving the euro lower and the dollar higher.

  • Mighty dollar: Casualties rise in 'currency war' Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    An employee counts euros and U.S. dollar notes in a currency exchange store in Lisbon, Portugal.

    The dollar is flexing its muscles, and it may be only half way through a dramatic move that is jarring global markets.

  • Citi: Here's why these shares could surge 70% Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 8:26 AM ET
    A trader at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    The European economy may appear mired in low growth and low-flation, but shares there may surge as much as 70 percent by end-2016, Citigroup said.

  • Europe doesn't have enough sovereign bonds: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, thinks there is not enough sovereign bonds for the European Central Bank to fulfill its bond-buying plans.

  • Europe stocks end lower amid US hike jitters   Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Europe stocks end lower amid US hike jitters

    European equities finished lower on Monday amid speculation that Friday's better-than-expected U.S. jobs report will lead the Federal Reserve to hike rates soon.

  • Something stinks in that jobs report Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    Something's not quite right in the that rosy jobs report, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • ECB launches bond-buying program   Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    ECB launches bond-buying program

    As the ECB launches its bond-buying program, Luciano Jannelli, chief economist at MIG Bank, explains why he is still "optimistic" about the euro zone.

  • Greek reforms should speed up: Luxembourg   Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Greek reforms should speed up: Luxembourg

    Pierre Gramegna, finance minister of Luxembourg, says that all of Greece's reforms need to be accelerated.

  • As ECB's QE begins, euro to continue freefall: Pro

    Simon Quijano-Evans, head of Emerging Markets Research at Commerzbank, expects "plenty of downside" for the euro over the next 12-18 months.

  • Why global markets could keep crushing the US Sunday, 8 Mar 2015 | 5:03 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The better economy doesn't necessarily make for the stronger market. That's a lesson American investors have just learned the hard way.

  • Dollar reaches fresh highs on data as euro tumbles Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 3:20 PM ET

    The dollar jumped to an 11-1/2 year high as U.S. employment growth bolstered market sentiment that the Fed was closer to raising interest rates.

  • Greenspan: Stocks not too hot, despite bubble talk Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman

    The massive QE programs in the U.S. have not led to an overvalued stock market, though there may be overheated pockets, Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.

  • ING CFO 'big supporter' of ECB QE plans   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    ING CFO 'big supporter' of ECB QE plans

    ING CFO Patrick Flynn says he's a great supporter of the ECB, saying the QE program is injecting much needed liquidity to the market.