Mario Draghi


  • ECB leaves key rate unchanged at 0.05%  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, shares insight on the global currency markets, easing for Europe and the strong U.S. dollar.

  • The EU needs a bazooka, not a peashooter: Pro  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is currently taking "baby steps" towards quantitative easing, when really Europe needs a "bazooka", says Anthony Doyle, head of Fixed Income Investment Specialists at M&G Investments.

  • Monetary policy isn't enough for Europe  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Ahead of the ECB meeting, Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of ECB Executive Board discusses sovereign QE, saying that pushing monetary policy is not enough to revive the economy.

  • Fed to raise rates in 2015?  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    External forces like the Bank of Japan and the ECB are extremely influential on the U.S. bond market and on the Fed's rate hike, says George Goncalves, managing director and head of US Rates Strategy at Nomura Securities Intl.

  • No ECB sovereign bond-buying today: Pro  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is more likely to announce sovereign bond-buying and further asset purchases in the first quarter of 2015, says Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets.

  • Will Draghi change language at ECB meeting?  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi could give more hints about a potential sovereign bond-buying plan, according to Stephen Cohen, chief EMEA investment strategist for international fixed income and iShares at BlackRock.

  • What you need to know about Mario Draghi  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC takes a look at Mario Draghi's bio, from M.I.T student to president of the European Central Bank.

  • The one issue that could pause Santa Claus rally Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    December is typically a good month for the market, but here's one issue that could halt the Santa rally, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Europe needing inflation is 'nonsense'  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Falling oil prices can only benefit the EU consumer, and to say Europe needs inflation is "complete and utter nonsense", says Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.

  • QE isn't the answer for Europe  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Continued reform and measures to encourage banks to lend in Europe would be better than outright sovereign quantitative easing says Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

  • Europe needs QE  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    After the disappointing PMI results for Europe, Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi discusses his views on how various countries need to restructure and how QE is needed for Europe.

  • Sovereign QE is all about 'speed'  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Full-blown quantitative easing may not be the answer to all of the euro zone's problems, but it's the "speed" which makes it a great tool for the European Central Bank, says Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi.

  • The disappointing manufacturing PMI data for Germany and the euro zone will add pressure on the Bundesbank to allow ECB President Mario Draghi to do what's necessary, says Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management.

  • ECB will fulfil its mandate: France's Macron  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    The European Central Bank will fulfil its mandate in the next weeks, says Emmanuel Macron, French economy minister, adding that France will put forth further reforms to parliament.

  • We are speeding up reform: French econ min  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    France is accelerating its economic reforms, the country's economy minister Emmanuel Macron says, adding the credibility of the euro zone's second-largest economy has not been lost.

  • French economy minister Emmanuel Macron, says European economies need to reform to create the "political context" for European Central Bank stimulus to be effective.

  • No 'froth' in Europe's financial markets  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    The ECB is directing its monetary policy to use new channels, ensuring that price stability in the euro area as a whole says European Central Bank's vice president, Vitor Constancio.

  • Mass exodus from bond funds isn't likely: Insana Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Ron Insana doesn't think there's going to be a mass exodus from bond funds. Here's why.

  • Bundesbank warns on ECB bubbles  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    Investors should be aware of bubbles forming in some asset classes, Claudia Buch, deputy president of the Bundesbank warned, as expectations grow that the ECB will step up its aggressive monetary policy.

  • Thanksgiving market outlook—just add bubbly! Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Kenny Polcari offers up his Thanksgiving market outlook and a roasted turkey recipe. Just add champagne! (Don't ask. Just do it.)