There were strong signals Tuesday that the European Union is preparing to step up its economic sanctions against Russia.» Read More
A European Central Bank rate cut won't come right away, but this strategist thinks it's in the bag for late 2012.
European markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with Spanish stocks higher on ongoing hopes that Spain will seek a full bailout, a move which would ease investors' concerns over the euro zone debt crisis.
Australia cuts rates and kiwis look sweet — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including euro zone data showing a rise in factory price inflation.
Ikea is coming under fire for deleting women from the Saudi version of its bargain furniture catalogs. The Global Post reports.
The summer holiday that went on the American Express card, the private indulgence charged to a Victoria’s Secret store card, the winter wardrobe that won’t be paid off until spring.
Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth recommends betting on a recovery in the U.S. economy via Australian companies including Amcor and Computershare.
Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that the jury is still very much out on the effectiveness of QE3. The U.S. economy needs lower fuel prices and stability in the Euro zone before a rebound can occur.
Click to see some of the hottest new releases from Europe’s biggest car makers at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.
CNBC's Bob Pisani chats with Art Cashin, UBS, about Fed chief Bernanke's comments today.
Currency investors got frisky in the third quarter and risk currencies rose, but this strategist senses a mood shift.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports EU stocks moved higher on Monday as concerns over Spanish banks eased, and CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details on American Expressed ordered to refund $85 million to consumers. Also, Gary Kaminsky, weighs in on the cause and effects of quantitative easing.
For the last three months, investors have been ignoring the weak economic backdrop and plowing money into stocks.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including whether Moody's will downgrade the country's credit rating to junk status.
The differences in approach could not be more distinct — or telling. Fresh austerity measures were announced last week by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain. Two of the most economically distraught countries in the euro zone, Greece and Spain, mapped out additional budget cuts last week, the New York Times reports.
The financial services sector has cut 9,000 jobs over the past three months as business volumes and profitability fell for the first time in more than three years, the CBI employers’ group and PwC have reported, the Financial Times reports.
European markets are set to extend losses on Monday as investor concerns turn to Spanish bank recapitalization needs and a possible downgrade to the country’s credit rating.
Moorad Choudhry, Treasurer, Head of Treasury, Corporate Banking Division, Royal Bank of Scotland says that in the short term, his worry is more about whether Madrid can take control of its debt situation, rather than whether a province will secede.
Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments, says that Spain's sovereign debt challenges could last another 10 to 15 years.
The UK’s plan to reform the world’s most important lending rate will guide a global drive towards more transparent and reliable pricing for everything from home mortgages and gold to heating oil, regulators said on Friday. The FT reports.
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Scott Kessler, information technology group director and senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple ahead of the group's quarterly results and says expectations are now ahead of reality.
Shari Olefson, real estate attorney and author of "Foreclosure Nation", says there are still "two major headwinds" for U.S. home sales ahead of the release of the latest existing home sales data.
Andrew Burkly, head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer & Co., says the U.S. earnings season has been "really good" so far and discusses which sectors offer the best value.