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  • Dr. Doom: Capitalism Could Fail Like Communism Friday, 15 May 2009 | 8:33 AM ET
    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    A sustainable recovery will occur only when the corporate system will be cleaned of losses and capitalism risks collapsing if this does not happen, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," told CNBC Friday.

  • Cutmore: Marc Faber on Armageddon Friday, 15 May 2009 | 6:13 AM ET

    Prepare for War, the Death of capitalism and Bankruptcy of the US Government (not necessarily in that order). A vintage performance from the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report".

  • Poll: Will Capitalism Fail? Friday, 15 May 2009 | 5:38 AM ET

    Renowned bear Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," told CNBC that capitalism risks failing like communism unless the free market is allowed to clean up troubled companies.

  • Dr. Doom: Money Printing Pushed Stocks Up Friday, 15 May 2009 | 4:07 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Major central banks' efforts to lift the world economy by printing money have boosted asset prices, so stocks are unlikely to hit their lows from November and March, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," wrote in his latest research report.

  • French Turn to 'Cash Cows' as Alternative Investments Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 1:53 PM ET

    Wary of the stock market, some French investors are betting on dairy cows to boost their fortunes.

  • The ECB Will Have to Print Money: Strategist Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 8:14 AM ET

    The European Central Bank will have to print and sell euros in the currency markets to alleviate the pain the strong single currency is causing to the euro zone, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Economists Plead for Lower Euro Rates Friday, 1 May 2009 | 8:18 AM ET

    The European Central Bank Shadow Council said it saw no need to set an interest rate floor at 1 percent, smashing official ECB proposals to prevent the rate from reaching 0 percent.

  • Pros Say: ECB Should Help Eastern Europe Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 1:34 AM ET

    Reports that the IMF suggested that Eastern European countries should adopt the euro as soon as possible to solve their current account deficit and exchange rate problems have been dismissed by some experts.

  • Can the East Really Sink the European Union@f1 Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 1:33 AM ET

    The once-booming CEE is stealing the limelight again but this time for less palatable reasons. As one analyst put it, "Eastern Europe's problem is a greater weight on the Western European nations than the subprime is in the United States."

  • Fed Easing Will Kill Dollar: Bank of China Exec Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 8:48 AM ET

    Quantitative easing measures and monetary policy in the United States will kill the dollar quickly unless there are balances to it as a global currency, Zhu Min, executive vice president of the Bank of China told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Dollar Rises vs. Yen After Nonfarm Jobs Report Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 2:56 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar rose against the yenFriday after the key U.S. nonfarm payrolls report came in not as bad as many had feared, bolstering investors' appetite for riskier assets.

  • Soros: Dollar Will Remain Reserve Currency Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 4:38 AM ET

    The US dollar will remain the world's reserve currency for a while and it is probable that the world economy will start growing next year, with China, Brazil and India among the first to bounce back, billionaire investor and currencies expert George Soros told CNBC.

  • Global Interest Rates Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | 10:19 AM ET

    As leaders from the most power nations from around the world meet at the G20 summit to discuss coordinated measures to contain the global slowdown, many policy makers continue to modify their fiscal policies.

  • Ganging Up On Greenback Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 6:12 PM ET

    Currency traders are keeping an ear turned toward London this week. How will the outcome of the G20 meeting impact the major currencies?

  • Pros Say: Bank Plan 'Bribes' Buyers with Cheap Financing Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 10:20 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as the enthusiasm over the U.S. Treasury's plan to rid banks of up to $1 trillion in toxic assets was tempered by investors' second thoughts over how successful it could be.

  • Norway Has World's Best Currency: Strategist Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    The Norwegian kroner is "the best currency in the world" and certainly preferable to the US dollar, UK pound and other currencies where governments are practicing quantitative easing, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange at HSBC, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Why Europe Resists Printing Euros Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 4:53 AM ET

    With other central banks acting to create money out of thin air because they cannot lower short-term interest rates any further, the ECB remains wary of the specter of inflation.

  • Pros Say: US Economy Close to Bottom Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 5:35 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Global stocks soared again Tuesday after investors cheered the U.S. Treasury's plan to free banks of up to $1 trillion in toxic debt, part of an array of measures designed to jumpstart lending and the economy. Experts tell CNBC the U.S. economy may be close to a bottom.

  • Pros Say: Fed's Plans Will Make Crisis Worse Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 8:36 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Global stocks were up Monday as anticipation of the details of US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to buy up toxic assets boosted investor sentiment. But experts are concerned that the methods the US is using are not going to help the economy.

  • Yoshikami: Dollar Weakness and How It Affects You Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 1:56 AM ET

    Welcome to the world of the fluctuating U.S. dollar. After gathering considerable strength against the euro for many months, the greenback reversed course last week with the most dramatic valuation swing in years.