Poll: What Can Help European Banks?

The U.S. Senate voted for a $700 billion rescue package for financial companies late Wednesday and the bill will go back to the House of Representatives.

In Europe, France and Germany are at odds over whether a safety net for European banks is necessary.

And the European Central Bank will make a decision on short-term interest rates later Thursday. While most economists expect the ECB to keep rates on hold, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet's take on the financial crisis will be closely watched.

What action do you think, if any, will help prop up the European banking sector? Vote in the poll and send feedback to powerluncheurope@cnbc.com.