On Sunday, the people of Crimea go to the polls in a referendum on whether to stay part of Ukraine.» Read More
When Euro zone ministers agreed on Tuesday to release 30 billion euros ($36.9 billion) by the end of the month to help Spanish banks avoid financial crisis, they had to negotiate resistance from a small but increasingly vocal member.
The decision by U.S. regulators to overhaul supervision of the country's largest banks following the financial crisis left front-line suprevisors without a deep knowledge of JPMorgan's trading operations during a brief yet critical moment, the New York Times reports.
For years, law enforcement officers and smugglers have played cat and mouse in Europe, where contraband cigarettes are stashed in everything from furniture shipments to loads of Christmas trees, the New York Times reports.
Jeremy O'Friel, Managing Director of Belmont investments says European leaders are focusing on the wrong problem and they haven't done anything to address the real problem, which is unemployment.
David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Americas at Standard Chartered Bank says to expect more rate cuts from Brazil.
Economist Nouriel Roubini said his "perfect storm" scenario is unfolding, with slowdowns in the U.S., Europe & China. Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO, shares his opinions. "I think this is a miserable environment for day traders," he says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Simon Hobbs, offer insight on Spain's recent increase of its sales tax to a whopping 21 percent.
A day in court. The German constitutional court no less. The “Bundesverfassungsgericht” . Boring? — No way! Trust me on this one. From the word “go” it didn't feel just like any other hearing at the highest court in the land.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Europe's market moving activity and its impact on U.S. stocks, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and Gary Kaminsky.
Paul Krugman, "End This Depression Now!" author, discusses the financial crisis that triggered the greatest downturn since the Great Depression, and offers ways to move forward.
Fed meeting minutes are looming and Spain has a new austerity plan — it's time for your FX Fix.
What can be done to relieve economic worries in Europe? Thomas Maheras, Tegean Capital Management founder, weighs in with a few suggestions.
Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, discusses the looming fiscal fiasco in Europe; JPMorgan's trading losses; and weighs in on Barclays rate fixing scandal.
Kenneth Dam, Brookings Institution senior fellow, shares his thoughts on banking regulations; the fallout from JPMorgan's trading losses; and how to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
In a wide-ranging conversation, Jay Jordan, The Jordan Company chairman & managing principal, discusses the culture of Wall Street and its impact on investors and the economy. He also weighs in on the virtue of venture capital and increasing returns through private equity.
As Spain announces further austerity measures in the face of a forecast of 0 percent growth in 2013, the country needs “unequivocal support” from Europe, Patrick Armstrong, Managing Partner at Armstrong Investment Managers, told CNBC.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at Spain's plan to cut spending and hike taxes, and Burberry's lower-than-expected growth.
The Clash, one of the great bands of the 70’s (if that isn’t an oxymoron), had a track on their debut album called “I’m So Bored with the USA”. It came back into my consciousness when reading about the latest EU goings on this week, a re-mix would now replace “USA” with “eurozone”.
A week after an extremist right-wing party gained an electoral foothold in Greece’s Parliament earlier this summer, 50 of its members riding motorbikes and armed with heavy wooden poles roared through Nikaia, a gritty suburb west of here, to telegraph their new power, the New York Times reports.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) called on European leaders to invest in their economies and make job creation their priority on Wednesday, as it released a new report which showed 3.5 million jobs had been lost since the 2008 financial crisis and a further 4.5 million were at risk.
Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.
Richard Hunter, head of U.K. equities at Hargreaves Lansdown, and Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, discuss the recent profit-taking in stock markets.
After hours of "candid and frank" discussions, Russia made it clear that it would not take any decisions on Crimea until after Sunday's referendum, while the U.S. reiterated it viewed this event as illegitimate, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.