Europe News


  • After Years of False Hopes, Signs of a Turn in Housing Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 1:06 AM ET

    Announcements of a housing recovery have become a wrongheaded rite of summer, but after several years of false hopes, evidence is accumulating that the optimists may finally be right the New York Times reports.

  • Europe Will Have 'Lost Years': Pro  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Michael Yoshikami, Founder & CEO of Destination Wealth Management says Europe's woes are similar to Japan, which is finally seeing structural changes. He adds however, that the continent will not see two lost decades, unlike Japan.

  • Basic Conditions Still in Play for Gold  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets says the basic conditions are still well in play for gold and that prices can still go higher because central banks will continue to buy the commodity.

  • Cramer: Not as Much Bull in the Bull Case as You Think Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:14 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host said investors must learn to boldly go where few have gone before and to challenge the conventional wisdom of the markets.

  • Seeing a Confusing Market  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Mike Crofton, President & CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company says the market is very confusing right now as it seems to have gotten ahead of itself. Wall Street may have overreacted on Wednesday's positive U.S. economic data, he says.

  • Can Europe Make the Tough Choices?  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    Deep reform issues in the European banking sector and rules on fiscal discipline will be top issues facing European leaders tomorrow, with Mark Calabria, Cato Institute, and Karen Tramontano, Blue Star Strategies CEO.

  • Prepping for Tomorrow's Trading  Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:05 PM ET

    Investors were pretty optimistic today ahead of a flurry of potential market-moving headlines due out tomorrow, with Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners.

  • A Summer Camp for Elites Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 3:34 PM ET

    The annual talkfest put on by the Aspen Institute is now in its eighth year, the festival is a favorite with global elites. Here's why.

  • How Much Risk Is in the Euro? Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    With a key European Union summit looming, the euro may not have priced in a truly dramatic outcome.

  • 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.

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