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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity from Europe, as stocks resume gains on hopes of further stimulus measures. Also, CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Mark Grant, Southwest Securities managing director weigh in on Europe's bond-buying activity.
A recent gathering in Maine at the invitation of David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, over 30 financial experts shared their views about the near term economy, writes William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.
Olli Rehn, European Commission vice president, discusses his plan to keep together the entire currency block in the European Union.
The member states of the euro zone have become addicted to central bank funding and are on course for years of prolonged stagnation, similar to that seen in Japan in the 1990s, according to Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Market Analyst at Saxo Capital Markets UK.
As the U.S. drought continues and global grain prices soar, G20 leaders are considering an emergency meeting at the end of August to consider what measures to take to combat the growing food crisis. But the surge in corn, soy and wheat prices could also lead to some benefits for the agricultural sector and an opportunity for investors, according to one fund manager.
The GDP report lifts the euro but retail sales leave the kiwi cold — it's time for your FX Fix.
Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, weighs in on fiscal improvement in Europe, and continuing problems plaguing Greece.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including hopes for further stimulus measures from the region's policymakers.
The euro currency could face significant negative pressure as fears that the stagnating euro zone crisis continues unabated and global economic growth remains muted according to analysts.
The euro zone economy shrank in the April to June period, the European Commission's statistics agency Eurostat said on Tuesday, but French and German second-quarter economic growth came in better than expected on Tuesday.
A growing number of Germans may want to see the euro zone dissolve, but Dagmar Bollin-Flade, owner of a small machinery company here, is not among them. Like many German businesspeople, she is keenly aware of the economic benefits of a common currency — and willing to pay a price to keep the euro intact, the New York Times reports.
Groupon falls to new lows after revenue falls short of estimates; a casino mogul faces inquiries regarding his China dealings and the Redbox founder leaves Coinstar.
For several years, the Wall Street wizards who built a faster, more fragmented stock market justified their creation by pointing to the benefits it yielded for investors in the form of lower trading costs, the New York Times reports.
Ministers are preparing to unveil a new package of measures to stimulate the flagging house-building sector next month, in an attempt to help drag Britain out of recession. The FT reports.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport recommends holding high dividend yielding stocks and USTs.
Don Meij, CEO at Domino's Pizza tells CNBC that his company is showing strong growth in Europe; with his firm the market leader in France. He attributes part of Domino's strong earnings result to its online strategy.
The euro zone's second quarter GDP will be revealed within hours. Here's how to trade it.
Tomorrow's market movers, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus; Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities; and Channing Smith, Capital Advisors.
Investors are positioning for a stronger Australian dollar. Here's what it means.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks closed lower in light, choppy trading, and looks at moves in the stock, metals and energy markets, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Bob Pisani.
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.
Jose Vinals, director of the Monetary and Capital Markets department at the IMF, stresses that while Europe has started to recover, more needs to be done on fiscal policy and banking regulations.
Morten E. Astrup, founding partner at Storm Capital Management, explains that the Norwegian high-yield market is outperforming its U.S. counterpart and should continue to do so for another couple years.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, says that while Italy's Prime Minister Letta is in a strong position, there will be "constant scares" as the economy remains a real problem.