European Central Bank

With the Brexit Vote only adding that much more uncertainty, the reality is setting in that this could spell long-term trouble for the European Union. Britain never did share its currency, but they...
Jon C. Ogg
24/7 Wall St. wanted to offer up some of the key outside views which have been offered by economists, analysts and research shops for the post-Brexit vote. These have been compiled in a quote...
Jon C. Ogg
Britain has voted to leave the European Union. They never shared currencies, but they shared in trade and in many common laws and practices. One of the side outcomes of the Brexit vote is that polls...
Jon C. Ogg
Some of the most feared stocks in the world right now are European banks, but this also makes them rife with opportunity.
Rafi Farber
According to a report came from Fitch Ratings, there was a whopping $10.4 trillion in sovereign debt with negative yields in May.
Jon C. Ogg
Greece is back in the news. The good news about Greece is that they are not back in the news on the verge of an impending default, nor is Greece being accused of being the verge of being ejected from...
Jon C. Ogg
The World Gold Council showed that the world's gold demand rose sharply in the first quarter of 2016. This was the second largest quarter on record for gold demand.
Jon C. Ogg
Most U.S. investors tend to focus on U.S. equities and issues. The larger picture in the financial sector and in the financial markets requires a full global view.
Jon C. Ogg
Japan recently adopted its own negative interest rate policy. Its long-term bond yields even hit record lows in recent days.
Jon C. Ogg
Japanese bond yields have managed to hit a new low. This happened on a day where stocks were selling off after three weeks of gains, so it seems to have helped push down yields in the United States...
Jon C. Ogg
Thursday was a day dominated by European bank weakness based on balance sheet concerns and profitability concerns.
Jon C. Ogg
Monday may be getting a bit of fresh air from the discussions by the European Central Bank at the European Parliament plenary debate, which was over the ECB Annual Report for 2014.
Jon C. Ogg
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has signaled that the ECB is ready to do more monetary easing measures to keep Europe's economy going.
Jon C. Ogg
So-called hedged ETFs take all or most of the currency risk out of the equation. They simply trade in dollars and track the raw underlying equity market indexes on which they are based.
Jon C. Ogg
If there is one thing that central bankers and politicians have proven over and over since the Great Recession, it is that they will do almost whatever they can get away with to steer the economy and...
Jon C. Ogg