The European Banking Authority, Europe's banking watchdog, said it had decided not to run an EU-wide stress test this year.» Read More
For years, law enforcement officers and smugglers have played cat and mouse in Europe, where contraband cigarettes are stashed in everything from furniture shipments to loads of Christmas trees, the New York Times reports.
Jeremy O'Friel, Managing Director of Belmont investments says European leaders are focusing on the wrong problem and they haven't done anything to address the real problem, which is unemployment.
David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Americas at Standard Chartered Bank says to expect more rate cuts from Brazil.
Economist Nouriel Roubini said his "perfect storm" scenario is unfolding, with slowdowns in the U.S., Europe & China. Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO, shares his opinions. "I think this is a miserable environment for day traders," he says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Simon Hobbs, offer insight on Spain's recent increase of its sales tax to a whopping 21 percent.
A day in court. The German constitutional court no less. The “Bundesverfassungsgericht” . Boring? — No way! Trust me on this one. From the word “go” it didn't feel just like any other hearing at the highest court in the land.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Europe's market moving activity and its impact on U.S. stocks, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and Gary Kaminsky.
Paul Krugman, "End This Depression Now!" author, discusses the financial crisis that triggered the greatest downturn since the Great Depression, and offers ways to move forward.
Fed meeting minutes are looming and Spain has a new austerity plan — it's time for your FX Fix.
What can be done to relieve economic worries in Europe? Thomas Maheras, Tegean Capital Management founder, weighs in with a few suggestions.
Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, discusses the looming fiscal fiasco in Europe; JPMorgan's trading losses; and weighs in on Barclays rate fixing scandal.
Kenneth Dam, Brookings Institution senior fellow, shares his thoughts on banking regulations; the fallout from JPMorgan's trading losses; and how to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
In a wide-ranging conversation, Jay Jordan, The Jordan Company chairman & managing principal, discusses the culture of Wall Street and its impact on investors and the economy. He also weighs in on the virtue of venture capital and increasing returns through private equity.
As Spain announces further austerity measures in the face of a forecast of 0 percent growth in 2013, the country needs “unequivocal support” from Europe, Patrick Armstrong, Managing Partner at Armstrong Investment Managers, told CNBC.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at Spain's plan to cut spending and hike taxes, and Burberry's lower-than-expected growth.
The Clash, one of the great bands of the 70’s (if that isn’t an oxymoron), had a track on their debut album called “I’m So Bored with the USA”. It came back into my consciousness when reading about the latest EU goings on this week, a re-mix would now replace “USA” with “eurozone”.
A week after an extremist right-wing party gained an electoral foothold in Greece’s Parliament earlier this summer, 50 of its members riding motorbikes and armed with heavy wooden poles roared through Nikaia, a gritty suburb west of here, to telegraph their new power, the New York Times reports.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) called on European leaders to invest in their economies and make job creation their priority on Wednesday, as it released a new report which showed 3.5 million jobs had been lost since the 2008 financial crisis and a further 4.5 million were at risk.
Andrew Robinson, FX Analyst, Saxo Capital Markets expects the euro to breach expected targets of 1.20 and hit 1.1825 despite the short rally gained from yesterday's ECOFIN conference.
A promising start but disappointing end to the trading day, Fitch reaffirms Rating on the U.S., as share price climbs traders are turning to options to trade stocks like Apple, Apple removes its green certification, Yoga instructor fired for enforcing cell phone ban at Facebook.
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Marcus Kuhnert, CFO of Merck Group, says he's cautious on the company's outlook for 2015.
Richard Titherington, CIO of emerging markets equity at JPMorgan Asset Management, explains why he's willing to look beyond short-term political risk in Russia.
Jurgen Stackmann, CEO of SEAT, told CNBC at the Geneva Motor Show that reforms by the Spanish government had brought stability to the domestic market.