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Leading hedge fund managers are betting on a significant sell-off in German government bonds in the coming months after a sharp fall in yields on the debt paper driven by a flight to safety in the eurozone, the Financial Times reports.
Donald Hanna, Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group says the sharing of costs within the euro zone has been the heart of the problem.
Dominic Rossi, Global Chief Investment Officer, Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment says that Germany is becoming increasingly isolated and that a banking union is unlikely anytime soon.
The market only needs a sign of growth out of Europe to push higher, he said.
Jim Awad, Managing Director, Zephyr Management says that anything more than an extension of Operation Twist by the U.S. Federal Reserve would spook markets, because it suggests the Fed views the U.S. economy worse than they do.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says today's rally was a glimpse of what could happen if the European mess ever gets resolved.
Insight on what investors can expect from the Fed's meeting, with Tim Freeman, Elevation LLC; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group; and Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors.
Ruben Hinojosa, (D-TX), asks Jamie Dimon whether JPMorgan's compensation structure might have created incentives for excessive risk. "When anyone blankets over a whole industry, I think we're making a mistake," says Dimon. "There might be a problem with some people on Wall Street."
In Spain, misinformation and cover-ups have undermined Spaniards' trust in their government and its plan for economic recovery, with repercussions that could resonate all the way in Brussels. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The Federal Open Market Committee is beginning a two-day meeting, and these strategists have a trading plan.
Michalis A. Michael, founder and chief executive of DigitalMR, takes a historical look at the economic decline of Greece, and the potential impact of Greek schools' curriculum.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon explains the difference between hedging and proprietary trading, adding that the riskiest thing the bank does is lending. "Every time we make a loan it's proprietary," he says.
The Greek election failed to provide a sustained lift to the euro, and this strategist has a plan to trade the weakness.
The euro gets a lift from Fed easing hopes, and U.K. inflation sags — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Spain selling 3 billion euros at near record highs.
Russia is setting aside up to $40 billion for this year and next to shore up the economy in case the crisis in the euro zone escalates and spreads, and is dusting off a plan that would allow the government to recapitalize the country’s banking system.
A relief rally that gathered steam on Monday lasted less than an hour in Europe as investors weighed a Greek election result seen as reducing the risk of a euro exit against concerns over Spain's high levels of debt.
A combination of chart features paint a bearish picture for Euro Stoxx 50.
Microsoft unveils a tablet it hopes can rival the iPad; Oracle announces earnings early; a key exec departs JC Penny and Carl Icahn gets an ally on the Chesapeake board.
Checking on the state of the U.S. economy amid the ongoing crisis in Europe and ahead of the Fed meeting, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus CEO and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO.
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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.