Slovenia, once the economic star of Europe's ex-communist east, is set to reveal on Thursday how much money its banks need to stay afloat.» Read More
Portugal is becoming the new sick man of Europe, despite sticking to the troika’s hard-to-swallow medicine of austerity, while the prognosis for Greece is much worse — and potentially contagious — according to the latest report from Citi.
While the Greek prime minister, Antonis Samaras, will be greeted with military honors when he arrives in Berlin on Friday, his pleas for easier bailout terms could meet with a cool reception, setting up tension that could unsettle the financial markets next week. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including meetings among euro zone leaders.
When Lynda and Stewart Resnick, the Beverly Hills entrepreneurs who founded POM Wonderful, wanted to host a dinner at their Aspen home in 2006 to talk about the Iraq war, they assembled a list of 22 A-list guests, including Queen Noor of Jordan, George Soros, the financier, and Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California. Leading the list of journalists was one of their favorite guests: Fareed Zakaria, the Indian-born Harvard Ph.D and foreign-policy specialist who had turned himself into an unlikely media star, the New York Times reports.
Will the last Portuguese out please turn off the light? Falling salaries and record unemployment are prompting many to emigrate. Oil-rich Angola is a major destination, the Global Post reports.
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is planning to take on more risk as it seeks to exploit its role as a strategic investor, in a move that could mark a new trend for conservative publicly-owned investment funds, the Financial Times reports.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder and Managing Director, Kapstream Capital says European policy makers are making progress to boost risk appetite, allowing investors to focus on equities and corporate debt markets.
Tai Hui, Head of Regional Research, Asia, at Standard Chartered Bank says that U.S. fiscal cliff has gradually eased into a "slope".
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank says to hold shorts in European peripheral bonds.
In case you hadn't noticed, Treasury yields are on a tear. Here's how to trade them.
Weighing in on whether the stealth rally can continue, with Ann Miletti, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds; Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management; Stephanie Link, TheStreet; and CNBC's Ron Insana.
Discussing the health of the consumer and the European economy, with Ian Cheshire, Kingfisher Group CEO.
Euro trade data is upbeat but Spanish bank loans are getting worse - it's time for your FX Fix.
European markets rise as Angela Merkel vows to save the euro, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.
Finland is “100 percent” committed to keeping the euro intact and is not looking at any “doomsday scenarios”, Alex Stubb the country’s minister for European affairs and foreigntrade has told CNBC Friday.
The euro zone is hurtling back into recession, economists declared after official figures this week portrayed a shrinking economy. But by some measures the downturn has been under way for years. The NYT reports.
The euro is having a good day against the dollar, but tomorrow may be another story.
IKEA plans to build a chain of budget hotels across Europe. But will you have to put your own hotel room furniture together?
The euro is smack in the middle of its recent range, and this strategist is waiting for a breakout.
Despite a decade of rising C. diff rates, health care providers and the government agencies that oversee them have been slow to adopt proven strategies to reduce the infections, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths and illnesses that could have been prevented, the investigation shows.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi discusses the early talks between French carmaker Peugeot and Chinese motor group Dongfeng.
David Kern, chief economist at British Chambers of Commerce, says that the Bank of England's growth forecast for the U.K. is too "optimistic".
Gerry Fowler, global head of equity and derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, says equities are set to rise next year but deflation would be bad for stocks.