Europe News


  • Is There Value in European Stocks?     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 8:30 PM ET

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia, Exane-BNP Paribas says that markets are seeing speed-micro trading and that it's safer to invest in companies with a global reach.

  • Markets Betting on Quantitative Easing     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions says that markets are expecting more QE from the Fed and the U.S. central bank could act in September.

  • Equity Valuations Not Expensive     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that the backdrop for equities is positive.

  • In this handout photo provided by the NYSE Euronext, Manchester United Executives Joel Glazer (2nd L) and Avram Glazer (C) prepare to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 10, 2012 in New York City.

    UK soccer club Manchester United priced its U.S. IPO at $14 a share, below the expected range of $16 to $20 a share. The low pricing reflects IPO jitters in the wake of Facebook's post-IPO drop.

  • Why Are These Gains Getting Dissed? Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 6:38 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    Jim Cramer explains why some object to how the stock market has pushed higher.

  • All-Asia Stimulus Ahead: Strategist Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 3:35 PM ET
    Malaysia skyline

    Think Asian currencies are primed to rise? Think again.

  • More Abandoned Children as Europe Austerity Wears On Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
    A doll is used to demonstrate a "baby hatch" in Hamburg, Germany, in this 2000 file photo.

    As the euro zone debt crisis deepens and austerity measures take their toll across Europe, the number of young children and babies abandoned across the region has increased, according to local charities.

  • The recent dry weather affecting crops across the midwest of America will hit the reinsurance industry with perhaps the biggest loss ever, according to Nikolaus von Bomhard, Chairman at Munich Re.

  • Australians get to work, but euro investors are losing steam — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as shares approach technical resistance after rising 15 percent in early June.

  • Man Utd Dual Class Shares IPO Criticized Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 2:06 AM ET
    Manchester United IPO

    The initial public offering of Manchester United is on track to be finalized by Thursday evening in spite of some criticism over how one of the world’s most supported football clubs is going public, according to people close to the deal, the FT reports.

  • Playing the Spanish Bonds' 'Waiting Game'     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 1:40 AM ET

    Marius Daheim, senior government bond analyst at BayernLB, says the downside pressure on Spanish bonds will continue as the questions of when, and how, the country will ask for a bailout remain unanswered.

  • Last Call: Monster Mashed Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 1:34 AM ET
    Cans of Monster Beverage Corp. energy drinks are arranged for a photograph in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, April 30, 2012. Monster Beverage Corp. surged the most in almost eight years after the Wall Street Journal reported Coca-Cola Co. is in talks to buy the maker of energy drinks.

    Monster Beverage falls 13% after an earnings miss; News Corp drops after missing earnings; Zynga’s COO leaves the company and Yahoo begins its makeover.

  • Standard Chartered has sought advice about whether it can pursue a legal action against the U.S. regulator that on Monday accused the British bank of being a rogue institution which had funded $250 billion of Iranian sanctions breaches. The FT reports.

  • Downside Risks Over the Next Few Months     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Andrew Pease, Investment Strategist at Russell Investment Group says that investors are watching out for potential for downside risks over the next few months.

  • Yikes! Hedge Funds Caught With Their Pants Down Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 6:18 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    Those who had long been bearish were suddenly out of position, Cramer explained.

  • Current Market Strength May Not Last Long     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Scott Nations, CIO at NationsShares cautions investors to not get too excited over the market's recent display of strength. He says any disappointment out of Europe could send markets down 3-5%.

  • Liesman: NY's Banking Regulator Jump the Gun?     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses whether New York's banking regulator jumped the gun over accusing Standard Chartered of hiding billions of dollars in illegal deals with Iran.

  • While many investors fear the market is ignoring reality, some technical analysts say stocks could continue to move higher as the market looks past what worries it.

  • Don't Get Carried Away by Carry Trades Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    Talk of carry trades is in the air again. Best not to get drawn in, these strategists say.

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Europe Video

  • Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Mytilineos, says Greece has now seen the worse and that it's now easier for businesses to get funding. He adds that the weaker euro is also helping

  • David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says U.S. assets remain attractive following the latest Fed meeting and discusses European assets.

  • European shares closed higher on Thursday after an announcement from the European Central Bank on how it will make key decisions in the future.