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As Spanish and Italian bond yields creep higher, strategists say yields could spike to the autumn 2011 levels that led to fears that Spain needed an imminent bailout.
After several weeks of improved sentiment, yields on Italian and Spanish bonds spiked this week amid political uncertainty. But instead of fleeing to safe havens, investors may seek a halfway house in French sovereign bonds, analysts told CNBC.
Investors should brace for a pullback in equity markets and should book profits now, Stewart Richardson, chief investment officer at RMG Wealth Management said on Tuesday.
Did the bulls go overboard in January, or is this the "pause that refreshes?" Russ Koesterich, BlackRock chief investment strategist, weighs in.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as a series of earnings releases helped stocks recover from losses on Monday.
Oil giant BP has still some way to go until its divestment strategy has finished and CEO Bob Dudley told CNBC Monday that 2014 will be the year that the company's fortunes begin to turn around.
The euro zone's embattled economy has turned a corner, according to a business survey on Tuesday that showed businesses are more optimistic about the future but highlighted a growing chasm between the region's economies.
UBS saw weak client inflows at its flagship private bank in the fourth quarter as it reported a hefty net loss due to a $1.5 billion fine for rigging benchmark interest rates and restructuring costs.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market where stocks have opened slightly higher.
Stewart Richardson, CIO at RMG Wealth Management, tells CNBC they are on the sidelines as they are predicting a 5 to ten percent market correction.
Ralph Silva, Director at Silva Research Network discusses U.K. Chancellor Osborne's plans for reform on the banking industry. He also breaks down UBS earnings.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole says Europe growth will continue to be weak which will weigh on the euro. He says euro will end closer to 1.25 at the end of the year.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors says the recent huge gains in global shares are due for a correction. However he doesn't expect a prolonged slump.
Worries about Europe gave stocks reflux on Monday for the first time in months, and it may be the excuse to take profits from the new year rally.
Discussing what could happen next to the markets amid looming European economic uncertainty, with David Goldman, Former Head of Fixed Income Research at Bank of America and Don Luskin, Trend Macro.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder & Managing Director, Kapstream Capital says it is important to use rating agencies with a pinch of salt. Ratings agencies are a backward indicator rather than a forward-looking one, he adds.
Tyson Foods has performed 18 percent this year, and Valero sits at its highest since June of 2008, with the Fast Money traders; and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explains how to play Europe's political and economic situation.
Speaker John Boehner blasted President Obama for not having a budget yet, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA); and Rep. Andy Harris, (R-MD).
European stocks and the euro are tumbling on political uncertainty and a lackluster euro zone economic outlook, and strategists see the weakness continuing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, about the risks and rewards of funding growth in Europe.
John Ducas, founder at Ducas Capital Management talks about his financial research firm and his assessment processes including using social media platforms for decision-making.
Douglas Morton, head of Asia research at Aviate Global discusses China's recent moves to cut interest rates and how it was a surprise to many because it was such a "broad-based interest cut".
Amjad Bashir, MEP of UKIP talks about what the UK Independence party would bring to the UK, in terms of the EU referendum, cutting the deficit, trade and immigration.