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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at Spanish bonds, as French and German leaders send a united message to Greece to continue on the path of reform.
When the latest market squall hit the eurozone last month, the governments of Spain and Italy responded with a time-honored defense; as panic mounted, they banned the short selling of shares in banks, in a desperate bid to shore up confidence.
Of all the many striking policy measures taken since the financial crisis, one of the most extraordinary has gone almost unremarked—the introduction of negative official interest rates by Denmark, the Financial Times reports.
Thank you Germany, Italy, Spain and, especially, the European Central Bank. They all said enough to provide markets and investors with a tranquil August so far. The question now is whether they will be able and willing to pivot - from re-assuring words to the series of actions required to enable this tranquility to grow deep roots.
The Spanish government is finalizing new rules to allow the state to intervene in troubled lenders and shut down banks that refuse to draw up adequate survival plans, the Financial Times reports.
Bill Gross, PIMCO co-CIO, explains why the Fed's qualification of a "sustainable economy" is important in understanding their economic strategies, with Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners; James Bianco, Bianco Research; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.
Matt Cheslock of Virtu Financial, explains which safe havens investors are putting their money in now.
Stocks are pulling back as hope for QE3 dissipates. Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank, weighs in on news from the Fed, Europe, and his outlook for China.
This policy expert says a four-part solution to the crisis is in order.
One of the world’s largest mining groups, Anglo American, could see its platinum production also affected by striking workers, according to trading company Vincom Commodities.
James Bullard, president of St. Louis Fed, says he supports colleagues who say big banks should be broken up.
Analysts are hailing the beginnings of a recovery in the nation’s housing market. But to beleaguered homeowners, it will not feel like much of one for many months to come, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel adopting a firm line on a Greek bailout extension.
Attempts to make sweeping changes to a popular type of mutual fund that played a central role in the 2008 financial crisis have been derailed, the New York Times reports.
Irish businesses face among the highest rejection rates for loans in the euro zone, according to a new report, which has prompted critics to claim Dublin’s 64 billion euro ($80.2 billion) rescue of its banks is not benefiting the wider economy.
The euro zone is currently in chaos with the euro no longer being functional and order will only be restored by giving struggling member states their currency back, according to Matthew Lynn founder of Strategy Economics.
Long known as India’s software hub and a magnet for information technology (IT) jobs, Bangalore is facing challenges as other Indian cities compete for IT investment and the nation’s economy struggles with slowdown and graft. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The "Mad Money" host explains why this stock is so important as a tell.
Hewlett-Packard lost nearly $9 billion in its third quarter, and polling firm Gallup has been accused by the Justice Department with padding its bills, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the second-consecutive year, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is No. 2.
The U.K. recovery remains fragile says BT chairman, Michael Rake, adding that weak investments and political instability continue to weigh.
BT chairman, Sir Michael Rake, tells CNBC that the group has improved its financial position and credibility by providing competition in the TV space.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports on the resignation of the Cypriot central bank governor, citing long-existing tensions between the governor and the government due to the handling of the island's bailout.