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How big a risk is Europe's debt contagion to U.S. markets? Christopher Sheldon, BNY Mellon Dreyfus, discusses the growing fiscal problems in the EU and how investors can manage the risk and get back into stocks.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opposition to euro bonds, saying such debt instruments would not occur, "as long as I live."
The global economy can only return to growth once looser monetary policy is employed by both Europe and the United States, including more quantitative easing, Bob Parker, Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.
As Spain edged closer to a real estate and banking crisis that led to its recent bank bailout, Spanish financial leaders in influential positions mostly played down concerns that something might go terribly wrong, the New York Times reports.
The City of London has raised deep concerns over David Cameron’s strategy in Europe, warning that the prime minister’s wishlist of “safeguards” in December could actually have damaged its standing as Europe’s financial center. The FT reports.
Fiat money is a wonderful thing is it not? Truly one of the more useful developments in society since humans first learned to think / speak, that one can put in a day’s work and be rewarded with a piece of paper, which can itself be exchanged for something as marvelous as a punnet of strawberries or a Fender Jazz Bass.
Apple to invest $1 billion in Reno, Nevada; President Obama picks up support in swing states; SEC and Phil Falcone set for showdown and Saba’s Weinstein exits JPMorgan bets.
Adrian Foster, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific, Rabobank says the upcoming EU summit won't pull "the rabbit out of the hat." He adds that Merkel could soften her stance on a debt solution in a move to boost confidence.
Nigel Chalk, MD & Head of Emerging Asia Research, Barclays says the global economy is stuck in a stress and intervention cycle. He adds that policy interventions will have to be bigger each time it's used.
Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director of FX Strategy, BK Asset Management says if the mutualization of Euro zone debt or issuance of Euro bonds is not discussed at the European summit this week, the euro will go lower.
Garett Jones, Senior Scholar at George Mason University, Mercatus Center says that the banking sector could implement reforms that will wean them off constant state bailouts.
Garett Jones, Senior Scholar at George Mason University, Mercatus Center says that bank bailouts are constant diet for rich countries and that they are here to stay.
Colin Robertson, SVP & Head of Fixed Income, Northern Trust says he is 'overweight' on high-yield corporate paper because interest rates will remain low.
John Hailer, President & CEO, Natixis Global Asset Management says headlines continue to drive market sentiment.
Weighing in on what to watch in tomorrow's markets, with Michael Schumacher, UBS; Bob Auer, Auer Growth Fund; and David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management.
Discussing the state of the markets, with Binky Chadha, Deutsche Bank; Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management; and Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management. "Nibble into risk [and] keep the U.S. overweight," says Chadha.
If you're worried about the stock market, fear not, because Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ Equity; Jonathan Golub, UBS; and Joe Quinlan, U.S. Trust, discuss where they are seeing signs of light.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports Egan-Jones is downgrading Germany's credit rating to an A from a AA-.
Small manufacturers are worried about the impact the "fiscal cliff" may have on their businesses, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen owner and Beezer Molten, Half-Moon Outfitters founder, discuss their own strategies amid global worries.
The energy sector has fallen over 6 percent in the past week, with the FMHR traders; and George Davis of RBC Capital Markets, discusses the direction of the euro.
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.
Alex Donohue, spokesman for Ladbrokes, tells football fans how he thinks they should place their bets for Next Year's World Cup.
Nick Stone, co-founder of FIXR, says his new clubbing app could revolutionize nights out in London.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says markets are taking the Federal Reserve taper threat in their stride, and focusing more on the improving economy.