Europe

  • Salesforce aims to surpass SAP on German market: executive tells WiWo

    Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc aims to overtake SAP in terms of sales on the German company's home market in the coming years, the Europe chief of Salesforce told a German magazine. "We want to become the biggest software company in Germany by sales," weekly Wirtschafts Woche quoted…

    Reuters
  • Greece, Yemen keeps European stocks jittery

    Europe's main stock markets diverged Friday as dealers awaited news on a deal over Greece's finances next week, while also tracking unrest in Yemen. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index ended the day down 0.58 percent at 6,855.02 points. "On Friday, shares in Europe extended the recovery started a day…

    AFP
  • Grexit wouldn't be big problem for Germany-employers' association

    A Greek exit from the euro zone would not cause much trouble for Germany, Europe's largest economy, the head of the BDA German employers' association said in a newspaper interview published on Friday. "It wouldn't be a huge problem for the German economy," Ingo Kramer told German regional newspaper…

    Reuters
  • What Led to the Underperformance of US Stocks?

    Major headwinds have led to the underperformance of US stocks. US stocks could continue to underperform.

    Market Realist
  • Raven Symone Is Very Confused, Says She's From "Every Continent in Africa and Europe"

    Raven Symone gave Ancestory.com a shoutout during an interview with E! News, but unfortunately she doesn't seem to grasp what a continent is — witness her hilarious geography fail here

    Us Weekly
  • MOVES-Citigroup appoints Braden as CCO, CIB boss for Switzerland

    Citigroup has promoted Kristine Braden to the position of chief country officer and corporate and investment banking head for Switzerland. She will report to Western European cluster head Zdenek Turek in her CCO capacity to both Manuel Falco, CIB boss for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region,…

    Reuters
  • Source to Close Europe ETF

    Source Exchange Traded Investments said Thursday it will shutter its first U.S.-listed exchange traded fund, the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF (NYSEArca: ESTX) . “The last day of trading of the Fund’s shares ...

    ETF Trends
  • For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

    VELES, Macedonia (AP) — This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi's dream of a new life in Europe ended — and her nightmare of an infant lost in the Macedonian night began.

    Associated Press
  • Central banks call for lower capital requirements on top-quality pooled debt

    Bonds based on high-quality loans should benefit from lower capital requirements to kick-start the market in Europe, the Bank of England and European Central Bank (ECB) said on Friday. The two central banks were responding to plans from the European Union's executive, the European Commission, to…

    Reuters
  • Europe's 6 Best Beaches

    By: Meagan DrillingerYou know what Europe does well? Wine, food, and vacations. But also: beaches. Lots and lots of beaches. After all, the continent has more seas than a remedial 10th-grade algebra class, and an arsenal of islands and coastlines that hug every one of them. That means locals and…

    Huffington Post
  • Investors fly away from U.S. stock funds at a rate last seen in 2009

    Here’s more evidence that the leave-America-for-Europe trade is alive and well among stock investors—at least for now. U.S. stock funds have seen $44 billion in outflows in the year-to-date for their worst ...

    MarketWatch
  • Migrants' newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional danger. The newest path, through the EU's Balkans back door, comes with a cruel twist: an epic…

    Associated Press
  • Germany needs more immigration from non-EU countries - study

    The number of people of working age in Germany will fall by around a third by 2050 if Europe's biggest economy does not increase immigration from countries outside the European Union, a study published on Friday said. Germany will need between 276,000 and 491,000 net immigrants from non-EU…

    Reuters
  • Europe pushes back verdict on Bristol immune system cancer drug

    European regulators have postponed a decision on whether to recommend approval of a closely watched Bristol-Myers Squibb drug that helps the immune system fight cancer, officials said on Friday. Nivolumab, which is already approved in the United States under the brand name Opdivo for melanoma and…

    Reuters
  • Blatter says football must move away from Europe

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday that more moves are needed to export football away from Europe, as he gears up for a battle over Europe's World Cup places and his own reelection. In my 40 years at FIFA I have regarded it as my most important task to lead football out of Europe into the…

    AFP
  • Europe resumes Galileo satnav deployment

    Europe resumed deployment of its beleaguered Galileo satnav programme on Friday, launching a pair of satellites seven months after a rocket malfunction sent two multi-million euro orbiters awry. Galileo's seventh and eighth satellites blasted off from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at…

    AFP
  • Europe launches first Galileo satellites since orbit error

    The European Union successfully launched two navigation satellites into Earth's orbit late on Friday, restarting a flagship project after a botched deployment in August that cost millions of euros to fix. The Galileo satellites, which blasted off from Europe's space port in French Guiana aboard a…

    Reuters