Even Germany, whose economy powered the euro zone's tepid recovery, is slipping, and Ukraine could suffer, The Fiscal Times reports.» Read More
Belgium's prime minister, Elio Di Rupo, has rebuked Queen Fabiola for trying to shield some of her fortune from taxes.
Barclays and Deutsche Bank will take a knife to bonuses for investment bankers as they seek to tackle high costs, people familiar with the matter said.
Output at euro zone factories fell for the third straight month in November and against expectations of a rise.
The euro continues its climb, the yen keeps up its slide, and Nouriel Roubini gets blamed for the forint's fall - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from around the globe.
Daniele Antonucci, European economist at Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC that Italy is going through a 'political cliff' and that the higher chamber is the place to watch.
Phillipe Houchois, autos analyst at UBS, tells CNBC why automotive industry growth over the next two years will come from outside Europe.
Scott Evans, head of equity sales at Espirito Santo, tells CNBC why the flight to security in bonds may be starting to change.
The Vatican insisted on Sunday that it had taken adequate measures to combat money laundering and so could not understand why the Bank of Italy had blocked the use of credit and debit cards inside Vatican City, NBC reports
Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities, tells CNBC that there could be a real risk of inflation in Europe if the ECB tightens too late.
Borrowing costs for Italy's indebted government fell to their lowest level in years last week, a move the country's Finance Mininster Vittorio Grilli says is justified even though the economy is entrenched in a recession and the risk of political instability following elections next month looms.
Vittorio Grilli, Italy's finance minister speaks to CNBC's Bernie Lo about how the country has justified its low borrowing costs.
Smoking pot in the Netherlands is now a city-by-city choice for tourists, the Global Post reports.
Jeweler Harry Winston is selling its high-end watches-to-necklaces division to Swatch Group in a $750 million cash deal that expands Swatch's luxury offering and lets the Canadian group concentrate on its diamond mines.
Luc Frieden, Finance Minister of Luxembourg describes the debate over whether national countries should be part of the European Stability Mechanism's (ESM) rescue operation.
David Cameron has astonished Berlin by looking to make his controversial Europe speech on the same day that France and Germany stage lavish celebrations marking their postwar reconciliation. The FT reports.
Dr. David Blumenthal, Obama health care expert and Harvard Medical School professor, shares his plan to overhaul the U.S. health care system, which would save $2 trillion, he says.
The S&P is inching towards fresh, 5-year highs, with Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors; and Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Italian government borrowed 3.5 billion euros of 3-year bonds at a yield of 1.85 percent on Friday.
Europe's peripheral economies face a re-run of the U.K.'s "winter of discontent", with high unemployment and stagnant growth, according to a report by Goldman Sachs.
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Gio Valiante, author of Fearless Golf, says there are "enormous" parallels between being a professional golfer and being a trader.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, says the group is shifting its focus from fossil fuel to biofuel, and says the new venture is "very important" for the group's financials going forward.
Professor Nat Puri, founder of Purico, argues that Scotland's economy should benefit from independence and that denying the use of the British pound would be detrimental to the rest of the U.K.