Europe News


  • 90 Seconds with Art Cashin: European 'Baby Step'     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the "bright spot" in housing and what the market would like to see from this weekend's EU summit.

  • European Markets Close Higher on US Data     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity in Europe, ahead of this weekend's summit. Also, a look at where U.S. stocks are headed, with CNBC's Mary Thompson, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, explains why he thinks the future looks "bright" for the markets.

  • Santelli: Europe, Holy Grail or Fail?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on why he's frustrated by Europe's inability to get their financial house in order.

  • EU Summit Hangs Over Euro, British Pound Gets a Lift Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 8:24 AM ET

    The euro steadies ahead of the summit and the British go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Lower Expectations as EU Leaders Begin Summit     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    How is uncertainty in Europe stalling U.S. markets? Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss.

  • Clock Ticking for Euro Zone; Greece Out in 2013: Pro Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:37 AM ET
    European Union Flag

    Euro zone policymakers have a small window of opportunity to save the disintegrating bloc and an orderly Greece exit could save the currency union from total collapse, Gina Sanchez, Director of Equity and Asset Allocation Strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Is EU Debt Contagion Manageable?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    How big a risk is Europe's debt contagion to U.S. markets? Christopher Sheldon, BNY Mellon Dreyfus, discusses the growing fiscal problems in the EU and how investors can manage the risk and get back into stocks.

  • Global Markets Update: EU Summit Eyed     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opposition to euro bonds, saying such debt instruments would not occur, "as long as I live."

  • Does the Global Economy Need More Money Printing? Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:35 AM ET

    The global economy can only return to growth once looser monetary policy is employed by both Europe and the United States, including more quantitative easing, Bob Parker, Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.

  • Spanish Officials Hailed Banks as Crisis Built Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 3:23 AM ET
    A Spanish national flag flies beneath the Kio towers, the headquarters of Bankia SA in Madrid, Spain.

    As Spain edged closer to a real estate and banking crisis that led to its recent bank bailout, Spanish financial leaders in influential positions mostly played down concerns that something might go terribly wrong, the New York Times reports.

  • City Fear Over Cameron’s EU Demands Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 1:01 AM ET

    The City of London has raised deep concerns over David Cameron’s strategy in Europe, warning that the prime minister’s wishlist of “safeguards” in December could actually have damaged its standing as Europe’s financial center. The FT reports.

  • Will All the Money Printing Lead to Hyperinflation? Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 12:45 AM ET

    Fiat money is a wonderful thing is it not? Truly one of the more useful developments in society since humans first learned to think / speak, that one can put in a day’s work and be rewarded with a piece of paper, which can itself be exchanged for something as marvelous as a punnet of strawberries or a Fender Jazz Bass.

  • Last Call: Chiquita Hedges Against the Euro Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 11:56 PM ET
    Chiquita Banana

    Apple to invest $1 billion in Reno, Nevada; President Obama picks up support in swing states; SEC and Phil Falcone set for showdown and Saba’s Weinstein exits JPMorgan bets.

  • Any Rabbits Left in the EU Hat?     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Adrian Foster, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific, Rabobank says the upcoming EU summit won't pull "the rabbit out of the hat." He adds that Merkel could soften her stance on a debt solution in a move to boost confidence.

  • Nigel Chalk, MD & Head of Emerging Asia Research, Barclays says the global economy is stuck in a stress and intervention cycle. He adds that policy interventions will have to be bigger each time it's used.

  • Euro May Weaken if Euro Bonds Not in The Works     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director of FX Strategy, BK Asset Management says if the mutualization of Euro zone debt or issuance of Euro bonds is not discussed at the European summit this week, the euro will go lower.

  • Reforms Can Get Us Out of Bailouts     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Garett Jones, Senior Scholar at George Mason University, Mercatus Center says that the banking sector could implement reforms that will wean them off constant state bailouts.

  • Bank Bailouts Are 'Forever': Economist     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Garett Jones, Senior Scholar at George Mason University, Mercatus Center says that bank bailouts are constant diet for rich countries and that they are here to stay.

  • Buy High-Yield Corporate Paper     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Colin Robertson, SVP & Head of Fixed Income, Northern Trust says he is 'overweight' on high-yield corporate paper because interest rates will remain low.

  • Headlines are Driving Markets     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    John Hailer, President & CEO, Natixis Global Asset Management says headlines continue to drive market sentiment.

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Europe Video

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  • DeAnne Julius, chairman at Chatham House and Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, discuss the dissent within the Bank of England regarding the timing of an interest rate hike.