The U.K. economy continued its robust expansion in the second quarter, and is now larger than at its pre-crisis peak at the start of 2008.» Read More
The United States has produced one of the most successful economic stories in human history. The Global Post explains.
Norway has joined forces with Qatar in opposition to the $70 billion merger between commodities trader Glencore and miner Xstrata, further threatening one of the biggest deals in the natural resources industry over the past decade, the FT reports.
European markets are set for a mixed open on Wednesday after the Catalonian region in Spain asked for a financial lifeline from the national government, raising concerns that the country itself will soon ask for a bailout.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's canceling of his Jackson Hole speech spells a buying opportunity, this strategist says.
With European Central Bank President Mario Draghi skipping Jackson Hole, this strategist sees a trade.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe, and its impact on U.S. markets, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Bob Pisani.
Judd Gregg, Goldman Sachs international advisor, shares his thoughts on Europe's economic problems and the future of the euro.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi cancels a key speech and Isaac storms ahead — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including news the ECB's Mario Draghi has dropped his plans for Jackson Hole this weekend.
Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers have received pay increases despite George Osborne’s “pay freeze,” announced in mid-2010, the Financial Times reports.
A top German official at the European Central Bank on Monday defended the bank’s plans to intervene in bond markets to push down borrowing costs for businesses and encourage economic growth. The position puts him at odds with the president of Germany's central bank and highlights a growing split in the country’s policy-making elite.
European markets are called to open in negative territory on Tuesday as the debate continues over how far the European Central Bank (ECB) can, or will, go to save the euro zone.
Near-term risks, fiscal cliff not being priced into market, says Savita Subramanian of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.
The forex markets will soon be littered with event risk, this strategist says.
Softening Chinese demand and a swooning stock market is making investors fearful about an economic retrenchment, a prominent China-watcher told CNBC Monday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity in Europe, and a look at why China mega bears may finally be right, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.
The Jackson Hole confab looms and German business is less bad than feared - it's time for your FX Fix.
Even as U.S. crude prices are expected to touch $100 this week as the strengthening Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to disrupt offshore oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, experts say the upside will likely be short-lived, recommending investors sell into the rally.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as shares slip and focus turns to new central banks measures to boost economic growth.
Francois Mallet, MD, Head of Equity, Kepler Capital Markets recommends France's Carrefour, which he says will benefit from a new strategy and a new CEO.
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The Big Mac Index compares how much a Big Mac costs in 38 countries, explains Edward McBride, finance editor at The Economist. He outlines which currencies are the most under- and over-valued.
Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS Wealth Management, explains that Europe, and equities in general, are attractive as central banks remain supportive.
David Herro, CIO at Harris Capital, says the geopolitical situation has made European valuations a bit more appealing and that now is a good time to pick up quality European stocks.