Despite the lack of economic good news, euro zone countries are finding it increasingly easy to borrow thanks to record-low bond yields.» Read More
Constantine Michalos, Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry president, shares his view of what lies ahead for debt-stricken Greece.
European stocks finished higher in choppy trading Friday, logging 17-month highs amid a backdrop of mixed signals about U.S. budget talks.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports EU stocks closed higher despite mixed signals from the U.S., and a look at what's moving commodities and stocks, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Bob Pisani.
Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn denied reports he agreed to settle a case with the maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her last year.
Month-end selling dents the yen and Mario Draghi lifts the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as shares edge higher following comments from ECB President Mario Draghi.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst, Nomura says that the polls are close ahead of Israel's elections next month and that there's a risk that Tel Aviv could cut off tax revenue from Palestine.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst, Nomura says that democrats need to come up with a spending reform plan in order to solve the fiscal cliff impasse.
Mike Crofton, President & CEO, Philadelphia Trust Company says that going over the Fiscal Cliff is a good outcome as lawmakers will be forced reach a resolution.
Finally, the euro is trading on U.S. fundamentals, this pro says, and he likes it.
Ukraine was about to sign a $1.1 billion dollar deal with Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa when it realized one teensy problem--the deal was a fake!
European shares closed higher on Thursday, getting a fresh boost from stronger-than-expected U.S. housing data.
A credit markets boom could last another five years, but its end will be much harder than when the last bear market hit, a market strategist told CNBC.
Spain is likely to remain in deep recession until the end of next year, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The euro hangs on fiscal cliff news and the pound feels pressure from rating cut worries — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as optimism grows that U.S. lawmakers will finalize a deal to solve the "fiscal cliff" before Christmas.
As uncertainty continues to grip the European markets, identifying surefire investment opportunities has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. However, one analyst argues that high-end European real estate may be a viable option for today’s investors.
New rules regulating the web may increase censorship.
Larry Fink was once a prince of Wall Street. In the 1980s he became the youngest managing director ever at First Boston, where he was a pioneer in the mortgage bond market. He might have been fitted for the crown at the investment bank, now owned by Credit Suisse, but in 1986 his mortgage department lost $100 million in a single quarter. Two years later he was out. The FT reports.
The euro zone should gradually acquire the powers of a national government with a single treasury and the right to tax or issue commonly backed bonds under a Brussels blueprint to ensure the single currency’s longer-term survival, the Financial Times.
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Ranjith Gopinathan, programme manager, life sciences and healthcare practice at Frost & Sullivan, discusses pharmaceutical groups Merck and Pfizer ahead of their quarterly results.
Hessam Nadji, CSO at Marcus and Millichap, discusses the U.S. real estate market and says that on the residential side, the back half of the year should be "pretty strong".
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, says that on a relative basis, the U.S. equity market remains "where you want to be".