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  • Feeling Thrifty, the Thirsty Reach for Tap Water Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 7:21 AM ET

    With the credit crunch weighing on consumers' wallets, tap water is making a comeback.

  • Rio Tinto Forecasts Higher Output, Prices Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 3:54 AM ET
    Rio Tinto

    Production at global miner Rio Tinto will increase as global demand for commodities continues to soar, while prices are likely to continue rising, the company's CFO Guy Elliott told "Squawk Box Europe" on Thursday.

  • European Earnings: Banks Slip, EADS Beats Forecasts Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 4:54 AM ET
    BNP Paribas

    Banks dominated European earnings Wednesday, as France's BNP Paribas and the Netherlands' ING Group reported falls in first-quarter profit due to the ongoing market turmoil.

  • Europe's Recent Rally May Be Cut Short Next Week Friday, 9 May 2008 | 12:26 PM ET

    A recent bear-market rally in Europe may be cut short next week, when stocks are likely to be dragged lower as investors balk at the rising price of oil and fears that the financial sector woes are not over, return to haunt the markets.

  • UBS, Swiss Re Drag Euro Stocks Lower Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    European shares fell on Tuesday, weighed down by banks and insurers after UBS sought to purge itself of the impact of the credit crisis and Swiss Re announced another round of writedowns.

  • A View from the Top: What the CEOs are Saying Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 7:38 AM ET

    Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Tuesday.

  • FTSE Ends Flat as BA, Miners Climb Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 12:32 PM ET

    Britain's leading shares ended flat on Thursday as British Airways soared on consolidation hopes, while Smith & Nephew weighed after an internal probe into its sales practices.

  • A View from the Top: What the CEOs are Saying Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 9:59 AM ET

    Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Monday.

  • Hugo Chavez Nationalizes Cement Industry Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 4:18 AM ET

    President Hugo Chavez Thursday announced the immediate nationalization of Venezuela's cement industry, a move that will hit Mexico's Cemex, just a year after Chavez launched a wave of state takeovers.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower on Economy Fears Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    European stocks closed lower across the board Thursday, following two days of gains, as fears over the health of the global economy remained.

  • Markets Back in the Red on Economic Concerns Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 1:52 PM ET

    European markets remained lower Wednesday afternoon, paring back from the previous day's gains, after weak U.S. consumer confidence data and a surprise drop in durable goods fueled fears of a recession and sparking a further dollar weakness.

  • Xstrata Shares Slide After Vale Talks Collapse Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    Shares in Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata tumbled on Wednesday after the collapse of talks with Brazil's Vale to buy the company and forge a massive mining group.

  • Stocks Close Lower ahead of Long Weekend Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 1:50 PM ET

    European stocks closed in the red Thursday, with investors eager to close positions ahead of the long Easter weekend and after a profit warning from Credit Suisse.

  • Timber! Buy WY Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 6:48 PM ET

    Cramer puts down his ax and shows this sector – and Weyerhaeuser – a little love.

  • Euro Stocks Close Higher on Fed Hopes Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 12:41 PM ET

    Major European stock indexes closed more than 3 percent higher on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest-rate-setting meeting, and after U.S. banks Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers reported earnings that beat markets expectations.

  • Chinalco More Likely to Raise Rio Stake Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 7:58 AM ET
    Rio Tinto

    Chinalco, the Chinese metals company that led a stunning $14 billion investment in Rio Tinto could raise its stake in the global mining firm and has no intention of cutting back on its ambitions elsewhere.

  • Euro Stocks Sink on Carlyle Default, US Data Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 2:02 PM ET

    European stocks resumed their downward trajectory Thursday, wiping out the previous session’s gains, after Carlyle Capital defaulted on about $16.6 billion of debt, unsettling investors.

  • Euro Stocks End Higher on Central Bank Action Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    European markets closed higher across the board Tuesday, but off session highs, after news of fresh liquidity action from the Federal Reserve and other central banks boosted the major indexes.

  • Antofogasta Profit Falls, Predicts Rising Costs Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 12:59 PM ET

    London-listed Chilean miner Antofagasta posted a below-forecast dip in annual pretax  profit on Tuesday after weaker output and cautioned that costs were expected to rise this year.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower as Banks, Tech Fall Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:24 PM ET

    European stocks closed firmly lower Tuesday, with banking the technology stocks suffering heavy selling after Intel lowered its gross margin forecast for the current quarter.

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