Europe News


  • Searching for Value in Europe     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    Thomas Russo, Gardner, Russo & Gardner partner, provides insight on where to find significant value in overseas companies.

  • Global Markets Update: Shares Trade Flat     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including an update from today's meeting of the European Central Bank.

  • Italy Moves to Bridge Europe’s Divide Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 2:44 AM ET
    Mario Monti

    Mario Monti has taken a step towards bridging Europe’s north-south divide over how to support the euro zone’s weaker economies by finding common ground with Finland over the need for concerted intervention to reduce excessively high borrowing costs, the Financial Times reports.

  • Nationalizing RBS on the Table Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:45 AM ET
    Bank Vault

    Senior government figures are discussing the possibility of buying out private investors in Royal Bank of Scotland and fully nationalizing it amid mounting frustration at banks’ failure to lend to British businesses, the FT reports.

  • Poll: What Will the ECB Do? Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 12:44 AM ET

    The governing council of the European Central Bank (ECB) is set to take center stage on Thursday with speculation mounting about what sort of intervention, if any, could be announced.

  • Last Call: "You Come at the King, You Best Not Miss..." Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 10:51 PM ET

    Weeks after criticizing Nasdaq for the handling of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital has its own troubles; Green Mountain Coffee "hyper" growth is over; Yelp surges after revenues; the Fed hints the economy may be slowing and traders are watching the ECB meetings tomorrow.

  • Save More But Don't Stay Out of Markets: Pro     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 9:10 PM ET

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management says that investors need to look to high yields, corporate credits and emerging market debts to add returns in a sensible way. He explains why.

  • US Economy Does Not Need More Stimulus     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, CNBC Contributor says the U.S. economy does not need more stimulus, and instead, rules and regulations need to be eased.

  • Crisis 'Tides' Getting Rougher for Europe     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says that although euro zone leaders are working harder, the crisis is getting worse.

  • Why the Fed Could Move the Euro Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Inaction in Washington could hurt overseas, this strategist says.

  • Why Another Rate Cut by the Bank of England Won’t Help Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 12:03 PM ET
    London Financial District

    The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday to discuss interest rates, amid calls for the base rate to be cut from 0.5 percent to 0.25 percent. Moorad Choudhry tells us why further rate cuts or quantitative easing won't help turn around the U.K. economy.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Mixed     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market-moving activity from Europe, as shares extend gains built on a slew of economic data from the U.S.

  • What to Buy When the Swiss Are Selling Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 9:21 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank has euros ready to unload, and these strategists point to currencies that should benefit.

  • Awaiting Central Bank Moves, the Euro Treads Water Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 8:13 AM ET

    Central bank policy decisions are looming and economic idea merchants are chattering — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Big Fed Decision Day: Is QE3 in the Cards?     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    Will recent concerns about the jobs market, Europe, and the looming fiscal cliff prompt the Fed to issue additional quantitative easing? Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-Chairman, weighs in.

  • What's Moving the Markets?     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    Bob Browne, Northern Trust CIO, and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, provide a preview of what investors should focus on today, including the Fed concluding a two-day FOMC meeting and the ADP employment report.

  • Global Markets Update: Stocks & Euro Pare Gains     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at currency markets and bonds, ahead of tomorrow's European Central Bank meeting.

  • The EU and Public Opinion: No Euro Zone Break-Up Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 2:38 AM ET

    Public opinion is of value to governing politicians only when it is in line with their prevailing decision making.  But the public's opinion was never asked for in the first place, when the EU decided to proceed with the great euro project. Why should it matter now?

  • Spain’s Largest Regions Defy Madrid Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 2:15 AM ET

    As two of Spain’s largest regional governments rebel against attempts by the Mariano Rajoy government to rein in their spending, there are increasing concerns about Madrid’s ability to attract the foreign capital needed to finance itself, the FT reports.

  • Economic Thinkers Try to Solve the Euro Puzzle Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 1:43 AM ET

    While dealing with Europe’s financial difficulties has been a grim slog for the Continent’s austerity-weary citizens and its frustrated policy makers, it is the opportunity of a lifetime for ambitious idea merchants looking for fame to come up with a plan for the euro zone, the NYT reports.

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