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Europe may be pushing for fiscal and banking union to fight its debt crisis, but many richer regions, angry at having to finance poorer neighbors, are now calling for independence. The New York Times reports.
There's a growing backlash against the BRIC countries — an acronym created by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs for Brazil, Russia, India and China, as the four biggest emerging markets have underperformed their peers.
Europe for now has a grip on the debt crisis, this strategist says, and he is ready to trade the improving market mood.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & Co-CIO, discusses the 7.8 percent unemployment number, and says "the rally can only continue if the fundamentals take control."
European shares closed higher on Friday after the European Central Bank (ECB) said it was ready to start its bond-buying program at a press conference on Thursday.
The price of gold is at an 11 month high and has rallied 14 percent since the start of the year but analysts have told CNBC that it’s set to go even higher tipping the $2,000 per ounce mark.
A jobs report looms and South African unrest weighs on the rand — it's time for your FX Fix.
It's been 50 years since James Bond first took to the screen. Author Ian Fleming's creation has gone on to become among the most successful British movie franchise to be exported around the world.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including
With new sets of regulation for the banking sector both in Europe and in the U.K., investors can be forgiven for not knowing which firms are best placed for the new laws. But one analyst has given CNBC his top tips for those banks ready for change.
You know that something is seriously wrong with your economy when you tell an audience of learned academics and students at an elite university that your country doesn’t need a bailout, and the room rings with the sound of laughter.
Barclays has rejigged its investment banking structure to create a devolved geographic management hierarchy and combine its fixed-income and equities businesses into a single markets unit. The FT reports.
Alistair Darling has made a forceful intervention in the plans by EADS to combine with BAE Systems, saying British interests were bound to suffer because the UK government would have no equity stake in the enlarged group. The FT reports.
With the election just weeks away, this strategist has ideas about where a President Romney would take the dollar.
Germany's export partners are ailing, and that's bad news for Europe's biggest economy.
European shares were lower at the close of Thursday's choppy session, after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced interest rates would remain on hold.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with James Bianco, Bianco Research, about the nation's ties with European banks
Struggling small businesses and a stagnant job market cannot wait for Washington policymakers to remedy what ails the U.S. economy, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.
CNBC's Silvia Wadhwa reports the latest details from Draghi's ECB news conference, indicating interest rates will remain unchanged at 0.75%, and he is ready to activate the bond-buying plan.
An intensification of Spain's recession poses the biggest risk to the country's 'investment grade' credit rating the head of Fitch's sovereign ratings team said on Thursday.
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Pelham Smithers, managing director at Pelham Smithers Associates, comments on Sony and Toshiba following their results, and says Sony seems to be in the early days of a "genuine recovery".
Robert Capurro, CEO of Canning House, discusses how Argentina's default could impact the local economy and says there could be a ripple effect to other Latin American markets.
David Rees, emerging market economist at Capital Economics, says Argentina's technical default is the "final hurdle" preventing the country tapping the markets to raise money.