• Systematically sell the euro: SocGen  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Sebastian Galy, Senior Currency Strategist at Societe Generale, expects the euro to hit 1.15 against the dollar soon.

  • Santelli: Get your microscope out  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli looks at compressing ranges in the 10-Year Treasury Note, and the level to watch in the Japanese yen.

  • ECB sharply cuts inflation and growth forecasts Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Dec 4- The European Central Bank slashed its forecasts on Thursday for growth and inflation over the next two years, saying the outlook had deteriorated since its last staff forecasts were published in September. It forecast 2014 inflation at 0.5 percent, rising slightly to 0.7 percent next year and 1.3 percent in 2016.. ECB President Mario Draghi...

  • Bank of England keeps rates on hold at record low Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 4- The Bank of England kept interest rates at a record low on Thursday as policymakers gave more weight to the risks from low inflation and a weak global economic outlook than to a strong recovery at home. Britain's consumer-led recovery looks set to slow down only modestly going into 2015, but economists and financial markets expect no rate hike...

  • UK's OBR is 'pessimistic' on capacity: Pro  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Discussing the U.K.'s Autumn Statement and Bank of England's economic forecasts, Roger Bootle, managing director of Capital Economics, says the Office of Budget Responsibility is very "pessimistic" on the U.K.'s economy having spare capacity.

  • LONDON, Dec 4- Sterling steadied on Thursday as traders who had initially reacted positively to British finance minister George Osborne's latest fiscal statement looked more closely at negative aspects including a cut to longer-term growth forecasts. While Osborne, in his Autumn Statement on Wednesday, raised growth forecasts for Britain's economy for...

  • *European bourses add to gains in Asia to lift world markets. *U.S. crude oil steadies at $70 a barrel. LONDON, Dec 4- Bets that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi will open the door wider to U.S.-style money printing pinned the euro at a two-year low and lifted world shares on Thursday, as China and Japan also geared up for more stimulus.

  • European shares edge higher, focus on ECB meeting Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 4- The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index edged up to trade near a 2-1/ 2- month high on Thursday, with an improving U.S. economic outlook and expectations of further stimulus from the European Central Bank helping the market. Ryanair jumped 8.7 percent, the top gainer in the FTSEurofirst 300 index, after raising its full-year profit guidance to...

  • Santelli: 10-Year getting comfy  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Santelli Exchange: Disguising asset bubbles  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO, about his op-ed in the Washington Times about asset bubbles and the Fed's view on inflation.

  • OTTAWA, Dec 3- The Bank of Canada held its policy rate unchanged at 1 percent on Wednesday, declaring that while Canada's economic recovery is broadening to include exports and business investment, lower oil prices could cut inflation more than expected. "Canada's economy is showing signs of a broadening recovery," the bank said. Canada is a major oil and commodity...

  • Don't take what Fed said to bank: LaVorgna  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    "The market is way too optimistic on the path of rates," says Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist, discussing Friday's employment report and when the Fed may hike rates.

  • In contrast, a survey covering China's services industry showed slightly faster expansion. "There are clear downside risks to various areas of the world economy including the euro zone and to some extent China," said Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec. Markit's final November Composite Purchasing Managers' Index, based on surveys of thousands of...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 3- Australia's economic growth unexpectedly slowed last quarter as sliding export prices took a heavy toll on national income, and the outlook is even darker given the rout in global commodity prices of recent weeks. "This dynamic is unlikely to change in 2015 as the economy adjusts to structurally lower national income growth," said Su-Lin Ong, a...

  • Santelli: Euro running out of gas  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Why is India's inflation rate so low?  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    India's consumer inflation rate has been low so far and oil prices have helped "soften" this, says Prashant Sawant, senior economist at Maplecroft.

  • Fed leak revealed confidential info on bond-buying Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Ben S. Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    The Fed alerted top officials in 2012 when a newsletter distributed confidential details about its policy decisions, ProPublica reported Monday.

  • Santelli: Traders in as sellers Monday  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • NY Fed's Dudley: Falling oil boosts income growth Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks during a Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing in Washington, Nov. 21, 2014.

    Falling oil prices will boost income growth, even with the potential for lower U.S. investment, New York Fed President William Dudley said on Monday.

  • True cost of Christmas up 1%  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management CIO, provides insight to his firm's "Christmas Price Index," and the true cost of Christmas.