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James Millstein, Millstein & Co. chairman & CEO, discusses whether Europe's leaders will be able to shore up banks and stem the ongoing sovereign debt crisis. Also, a look at whether the TARP program was effective in stabilizing the U.S. banking system.
Is the Olympic effect enough to turn GDP positive for the whole year? This will depend on the feel-good effect that arises after the games are over, writes Moorad Choudhry.
The euro rides on hope for crisis help, and Australia stays put on rates — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a choppy trading session in the markets, and an update on bonds and the euro.
Jace Tyrrell, Head of Communications & Operations, New West End Company says footfall in London increased over the weekend after recent slump.
John J. Phelan Jr., a former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange who introduced computer technology to the Big Board in the 1980s and was widely praised for his calming response to the stock market crash of October 1987, died on Saturday in Manhattan. He was 81. The NYT reports.
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said that the Fed should again expand its holdings of mortgage bonds and Treasury securities. The New York Times reports.
Daniele Antonucci, European Economist, Morgan Stanley says the slowdown in the EZ core, austerity measures and credit crunch might increase discontent in Italy.
Canadian Trade Minister Edward Fast says EU and Canada have a set of common values.
Refunds of mis-sold payment protection insurance are doing more to boost Britain’s stuttering economy than government initiatives to stimulate growth, official and bank data show, the Financial Times reports.
Richard Solomons,CEO, Intercontinental Hotels Group says $1bn will be returned to shareholders.
New York state accuses Standard Chartered of doing business with Iran; Apple drops Youtube from its new mobile operating system and Caribou Coffee blames Green Mountain for its poor performance.
Les Davis, MD & Founding Shareholder at Silver Lake Resources says that buying Integra creates a $1 billion company and boosts the firm's presence on the ASX.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says the yen could see a bit of weakness against the USD and one of her favorite trades is to go long USD-JPY.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says that the ECB is laying the ground work for some sort of broader rescue plan for Europe.
The euro is grinding higher, and investors who are short the currency are feeling the pain.
This strategist sees a promising trade with the Australian and New Zealand dollars.
European investors shift out of defensive issues as the markets rally, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Rick Santelli.
Independent European financial affairs advisor Graham Bishop told CNBC why he believes closer fiscal union is the key to saving the single currency. Bishop has presented his economic plan to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.
There are investment opportunities in the delta between the U.S. and Europe, Ralph Silva, director of Silva Research Network, told CNBC.
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A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.
The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.
European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.