Europe News


  • Need for Full Spain Bailout Overblown     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) says that worries that Spain could need a complete bailout are overblown.

  • Red Hat Earnings Beat the Street     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst discusses his company's latest earnings beat and strong position in Europe.

  • 'Useless' Degree, Awesome Job Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:16 PM ET
    Summer is here, and along with high temperatures, shorts and flip-flops, another seasonal phenomenon is taking place — college students are graduating, and they’re taking their newly minted degrees into the real world in the hopes of landing a job. But what are their chances of finding work in their fields, or even finding jobs that don’t require them to ask if you want fries with that?Job seekers between ages 16 to 24 who are not enrolled in school and have attained a bachelor’s degree or highe

    Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.

  • How to Trade a Bouncing Euro Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 3:44 PM ET
    A man holds a placard bearing the Greek flag.

    One of these days, the drama in Europe will slow down - just not yet. Here's how to trade euro bounces.

  • Volatility to Continue Amid Euro Crisis?     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    George Gatch, JPMorgan Asset Mgmt. Global Funds CEO, discusses what investors should be focused on at this stage of the euro zone crisis.

  • Art Cashin of UBS tells CNBC's Brian Shactman why the Federal Reserve may have held back from additional easing when it met yesterday.

  • Michael Hasenstab, Templeton Global Bond Fund, says the European debt crisis is a blessing in disguise. "Politicians only act when there is a gun to their head," he tells CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Bosses Rein in Banker Who Golfs With Obama Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 10:25 AM ET
    S President Barack Obama watches his shot as he plays golf on the 9th hole at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, December 28, 2010.

    One of the biggest banks in the world wants the president's favorite banker muzzled, The New York Times reports.

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    At Rio+20, business leaders will be present in force. The question is why and what difference can business make?

  • The euro wavers as a Spanish bank audit looms, and India's rupee can't get a break — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Following the Twists and Turns of the Fed     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Dino Kos, Hamiltonian Associates managing director, provides unique insight into "Operation Twist 2.0" and the likely fallout from the Fed's policy on low interest rates and its impact on investments and the housing markets, with Edward Lazear, Stanford University economics professor.

  • ‘Unloved’ Rally Over by August: Market Bear Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    The current slight market rally will be over by the end of July or early August, notedly bearish strategist Bob Janjuah told CNBC Thursday.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a drop in oil, gold and copper prices.

  • Investing in Russia: 'Bumpy' but Necessary Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 5:52 AM ET

    Russia remains a strong market with a wealth of opportunities despite growing concerns that the political system in the country is breeding dissent among the population, Joe Jimenez, CEO at Novartis told CNBC's “Squawk Box Europe”.

  • 'Vehement Partisanship' Threatening US Economy Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 2:16 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    “Vehement partisanship” in U.S. politics has stopped the Right and Left from coming up with effective solutions to solve the current economic crisis, according to Woody Brock, author of “American Gridlock.”

  • Bailout Fund Should Buy Euro Debt Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:49 AM ET
    A Euro sign sculpture stands in front of the European Central Bank's (ECB) headquarters.

    A top European Central Bank policy maker has publicly backed the rapid use of the eur ozone’s bailout fund to buy distressed sovereign bonds on the open market, saying such action could ease the “very severe strain” being felt by Spain and Italy. The FT reports.

  • Credit Markets to Trade on 'Day By Day' Basis     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Michael Materasso, SVP, Co-Chair of the Fixed Income Policy Committee, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group, says credit markets will now trade on a 'day by day' basis and react to news out of Europe.

  • Summer Sequel of the Euro Zone Debt Crisis     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Vassili Serebriakov, Currency strategist, Wells Fargo says that policy makers are finally responding and that we could see some easing from the ECB.

  • Apple Retail Staff Getting Raises     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a growing risk from Europe for Caterpillar, and Apple's retail employees are preparing to see a jump in their salary.

  • Europe Inaction Will Trigger QE3     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Alec Young, Global Equity Strategist, S&P Capital IQ says that Europe will cut interest rates at its next meeting, but If Europe does not solve its crisis soon, the Fed will likely embark on QE3.

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  • Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.

  • Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.

  • European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.

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