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Beleaguered countries like Spain have been counting on a quick and neat way to fix their banks without taking on more crippling debt. The New York Times reports.
The euro has been on a tear, but don't just look at it against the dollar, this strategist says.
Endeavor Global, a company that supports entrepreneurs in emerging markets, is focusing on Greece. Is the nonprofit crazy for jumping into the struggling nation?
In one of the first market forecasts for 2013, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s chief U.S. equity strategist sees stocks having a bumpy ride next year before ending with the S&P 500 up 10 percent to an all-time high.
European shares closed higher on Friday setting a new 14-month high, as growth-linked stocks were boosted by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to roll out a third round of quantitative easing (QE3).
QE3 dings the dollar and the euro gets a lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
The absence from the public stage of Xi Jinping, the next Chinese president, highlights the problems China faces in finding political stability at a time when its economy needs it most, economists and analysts told CNBC on Friday.
Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, explains why Europe's financial crisis is a crisis of advanced economies as well, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Central bankers are “counterfeit money printers” and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke should resign for messing up the U.S. economy so badly, Marc Faber, author of the Gloom, Doom and Boom, told CNBC on Friday.
The price of gold could be the biggest winner from the Federal Reserve’s announcement of a third round of quantitative easing (QE3) on Thursday, according to analysts and gold investors.
BAE Systems has insisted it will walk away from talks with EADS unless the combined European champion in aerospace and defence was allowed to operate as a normal company without political interference. The FT reports.
Willem Nabarro, Head European Equities (Asia) at Exane-BNP Paribas says that European equities have outperformed U.S. stocks tremendously and that there is still more upside.
The economy took center stage in the Dutch election campaign, as the euro zone's fifth-largest economy is set to slide back into recession in the second half of the year. Unemployment stands at a seven-year high of 6.5 percent but the biggest problem may not have even fully unfolded yet: the shaky grounds of the housing market.
The other shoe has dropped and QE3 is upon us. Here's your currency trade on the news.
The Swiss National Bank has left its euro-Swiss franc floor in place. Is this really necessary?
Europe's four-year old debt crisis seems to be in remission allowing Spain to delay requesting a full bailout, but some analysts are growing worried the country's sanguine attitude could come back to haunt Europe.
European stocks closed lower on Thursday after a day's thin trade, as investors await to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve will unveil further stimulus measures which could add fresh fuel to the market's sharp three-month rally.
Fed meeting news awaits and Asian central banks stand pat — it's time for your FX Fix.
Brazil, Russia, India and China – together termed BRICs have been an investment disaster and were a marketing-led concept , according to John-Paul Smith, emerging markets equity strategist at Deutsche Bank.
The London mansion of Rafiq Hariri, Lebanon’s late prime minister, has been put up for sale in what is expected to be the most valuable housing transaction in British history, the FT reports.
Andy MacKenzie, marketing communications manager at Spreadex.com, says that Cheltenham festival is the 'world cup of horse-racing' and talks about the favorites to win the gold cup on Friday.
Rob Thomas, the film's director and co-writer, talks about the first fan-financed film using crowd funding service Kickstarter which hits cinemas this weekend.
Tracey Allen, commodities analyst at Rabobank International, looks at why food prices could jump this year.