Europe News


  • The Spanish government has no plans to bailout its banks, but will EU finance ministers come to the rescue? Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman and Martin Wolf, Financial Times chief editorial commentator, discuss the outlook on the troubled sector.

  • Weak Euro Takes Toll on US Markets     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex director of currency research and Scott Shellady, Bradford Capital Management, explain how the deepening crisis in Europe is impacting U.S. investments.

  • Julian Callow, Barclays chief European economist, explains how Europe's expanding debt problem remains the biggest risk for the U.S. economy.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a planned Saturday conference call of euro zone finance ministers.

  • Once-Reticent Investors Join Shareholder Revolts Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 5:16 AM ET

    Every spring, corporate chieftains and their boards squash uprisings from a familiar batch of pugnacious investors, a ritual that shields many companies from major change.  This proxy season was different, the New York Times reports.

  • The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.

  • Markets Fizzle After Big Rally     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bears Partners CEO, explains why he is "absolutely" worried about deflation and bullish on the markets.

  • GOP to Bernanke: No QE3!     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:49 PM ET

    Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX), share perspective on whether its time for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

  • House Speaker John Boehner discusses President Obama's policies, the crisis in Europe and the potential fiscal cliff. "The President's policies have failed, and as a result, he has turned to the politics of envy and divide," says Boehner, and he also explains why he thinks "extending all of the current tax rates would be the first big step in the right direction."

  • Merkel: Europe Is Ready to Ensure Stability     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on Goldman Sachs' CEO Blankfein and German Chancellor Merkel's latest statements on the European crisis.

  • Basel III to Hurt US Banks     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head of Investment Strategy Asia, HSBC Private Bank says that implementing Basel III will curtail US banks' profits.

  • Where Are the Cuts Mr. Obama?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    With the so-called fiscal cliff quickly approaching, why is "team Obama" unable to get anything accomplished with Congress? Erskine Bowles, former Clinton chief of staff and former Obama fiscal commission co-chair, weighs in.

  • Does Obama Know What to Do?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports an update on the presidential campaign; and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D); James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post, share their opinions on President Obama's leadership.

  • China's Rate Cut Is a Preemptive Move     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 6:12 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO, Bull and Bear Partners says that China's rate cut is a preemptive move as the data over the weekend may be bad.

  • Chicago Cubs owner and chairman of Incapital Tom Ricketts, shares his opinions on how investors can organize their portfolios in a low-rate economy.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on Goldman Sachs' CEO Lloyd Blankfein's statements on a possible Greek exit from the euro zone.

  • Tomorrow in 30: China, Markets & McDonald's     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    Insight on what the markets will be watching tomorrow, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; and John Spallanzani, GFI Group.

  • Fed's Evans: More Accommodation Would Be Good     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:11 PM ET

    Discussing whether Europe or China poses the greatest worry for the Federal Reserve, with Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago president.

  • Greek Freakout?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    On a TV show today in Greece, the male spokesman for a far-right Neo-Nazi party threw water in the face of a female Parliament member and then violently slapped another during a heated talk. Dan Clifton, Strategas Research Partners, and Patrick Knudsen, Heritage, discuss.

  • Europe Fears Already Priced Into Citi?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets, has an "outperform" rating on Citigroup and discusses whether Europe fears are already priced into the stock.

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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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