Prime Minister David Cameron's sweeping pledges of a constitutional shake-up after the Scottish referendum could undermine his re-election drive.» Read More
European shares extended gains on Thursday to close higher, after data showed an unexpected drop in U.S. weekly unemployment benefit claims, reviving hopes the world's biggest economy is recovering.
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"I think the Federal Reserve and the ECB are exactly in the right place," explains Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, weighing in on Europe's economic crisis, Fed policy, and the worsening outlook on global growth.
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CNBC's Kelly Evans has the update on all the market moving events from Europe; including a report Standard & Poor's downgraded Spain's sovereign rating to a notch above "Junk."
Goldman Sachs has told its board of directors that an internal investigation found little substance to allegations made by Greg Smith, the disaffected employee who claimed the bank has a “toxic environment” where bankers refer to clients as “muppets”. The FT reports.
Standard & Poor's decision to cut Spain's credit rating to one notch above junk status is weighing on markets, but analysts see a silver lining.
Jamie Dimon speaks out, PC sales are in decline; U.S. sets tariffs on solar panels and Spain is downgraded by the S&P for the third time this year.
As the Greek government contemplates shedding state-owned assets to help pay down staggering debts, it could consider leasing or even selling the rest of the port to China, the New York Times reports.
Tony Volpon, Strategist for Latin America, Nomura says that Brazil will need to cut interest rates this week.
Joe Magyer, Motley Fool Senior Analyst, The Motley Fool says that equities are the best place to be relative to interest rates.
Risk-sensitive currencies have been on a roll, but these strategists say the fun is about to end.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday for a third consecutive session, with resurging worries about the global economic outlook undermining investor sentiment.
Yra Harris, Partner, Praxis Trading, discusses how to solve Europe's banking crisis, and weighs in on Fed policy and the jobs report, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Earnings weigh on risk and the IMF issues a euro zone warning — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Ross Westgate has the latest details on European markets, including reports of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opposition to the $45 billion EADS/BAE merger.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including an IMF report singling out the euro zone debt crisis as a key threat to global growth.
Trading volumes for stocks have decreased since 2008 and a series of high profile glitches have continued to hurt investor confidence. On Tuesday, erroneous trades led to a spike in a number of U.S.-listed stocks including Pandora and Nokia.
Sir Mervyn King has given his clearest admission yet that he no longer believes price stability should be the Bank of England’s sole objective, arguing that central bankers should be flexible with inflation targets to head off future financial crises. The FT reports.
Capital and liquidity rules for the biggest UK banks have been quietly relaxed in an effort to stimulate lending, a move that puts Britain at the forefront of a global experiment to use bank regulation to moderate the economic cycle.
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Power will definitely be devolved to the Scottish people, says Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Secretary of State, as all three U.K. political parties have agreed to it.
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