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European Central Bank cuts interest rate to record low

May 2, 2013
The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.5 percent. But how much stimulus can the ECB really provide?
Posted In: ECB, interest rates, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis

Greece keeps cutting while France looks for growth

Apr 29, 2013
Two European countries have come out with very different ways to tackle their economic problems.
Posted In: Greece, France, austerity, Europe debt crisis

New Italy prime minister to move away from austerity

Apr 25, 2013
Enrico Letta, of the center-left Democratic Party, has announced that he intends to fight the move towards austerity in Europe, and investors applauded.
Posted In: italy, austerity, enrico letta

As Germany stumbles, will the rest of Europe fall down with it?

Apr 23, 2013
Linked by a common currency, the countries in the euro zone are roped together like climbers scaling a cliff face. If one or more loses their footing, the rest could come crashing down.
Posted In: Germany, France, Europe debt crisis

Germans wary of Greeks bearing... reparations demands

Apr 12, 2013
Greeks fed up with their country's economic woes see a quick fix -- Germany stumping up more than $200 billion in further reparations for World War II aggression. Germans are unimpressed.
Posted In: Greece, Germany

In the European debt crisis, size matters

Apr 4, 2013
Europe's debt crisis started in Greece. Now, residents in the tiny countries of Luxembourg, Slovenia and Malta are worried they're the next stop.
Posted In: slovenia, Malta, Luxembourg, Europe, debt

Cyprus calm but crisis effects ripple

Mar 29, 2013
Banks are open for the second day in Cyprus after two weeks of closure. From the outside, things appear to be calm. The President of Cyprus said this morning that the country will not leave the euro.
Posted In: cyprus, bailout, Europe debt crisis

Lessons from Cyprus: How to work without cash

Mar 28, 2013
As Cyprus reopens banks but attaches capital and cash limits, we look at how such restrictions would affect American businesses and individuals if imposed here.
Posted In: cyprus, cashless

Cyprus capital controls threaten fate of the euro

Mar 28, 2013
Strict controls on the level of withdrawals have prevented a bank run in Cyprus. But the restrictions are raising fresh doubts about the future of the euro.
Posted In: cyprus, euro, bailout

Where will money launderers turn after Cyprus?

Mar 27, 2013
The recent crisis in Cyprus threw the spotlight on its reputation as a haven for money launderers. Now, some dodgy investors with money its banks have taken a hit. Where can they turn now to shelter their ill-gotten goods?
Posted In: money laundering, cyprus

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