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Spanish bailout won't alleviate the eurozone crisis

Jun 11, 2012
A closer look at Spain's economy shows its fundamental problems won't be simply solved by the $125 billion bailout.
Posted In: spain, bailout

Spain's bailout: Good idea or moral hazard?

Jun 11, 2012
Now that Spain has received a favorable bailout deal, will other countries in Europe expect the same?
Posted In: bank bailout, Europe debt crisis, spain, Greece

Will Greece return to the drachma?

Jun 8, 2012
Greece continues to struggle through a debt and banking crisis and rumors of a 'Grexit' abound. If the country does leave the euro, how will it roll out the drachma, and what are the costs?
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, euro, currency

What's up, Europe? Germans care... about soccer

Jun 8, 2012
What's the mood like in Germany right now? It's a case of soccer fever as the European Championships kick off. But are Germans in denial about the eurozone crisis?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, Whats up Europe

Germany feels pressure of euro crisis

Jun 6, 2012
The credit rating agency Moody's downgraded seven German banks today, noting their exposure to Europe's debt problems and slower economic growth.
Posted In: Germany, austerity, Europe debt crisis, Moody's

Euro crisis tests role of ECB

Jun 6, 2012
There was no cut in interest rates from the European Central Bank today, but some would like the ECB to take action soon.
Posted In: ECB, Europe debt crisis, interest rates, Mario Draghi

What's up, Europe? Italy looks forward

Jun 6, 2012
Italians are holding out hope that a meeting of European leaders on June 28 will prove to be a turning point in the euro crisis.
Posted In: italy, Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe

What's Up, Europe? Shock and numbness in Greece

Jun 5, 2012
The spotlight of the eurozone crisis moves to Spain, but no one has forgotten Greece. While the official unemployment rate there is above 21 percent, many more are working without pay.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe

Fears of global slowdown sink markets

Jun 4, 2012
Stocks are down all over the world this morning as investors have their first chance to react to the Labor Department's May jobs report that came out on Friday. But the negative market sentiment isn't just about jobs.
Posted In: emerging markets, China, Europe debt crisis, spain

Portugal's banks get $8 billion bailout

Jun 4, 2012
Today three big banks in Portugal were forced to draw on $8.25 billion worth of European Union bailout money to weather the current financial storm. Portugal has been slogging through very tight budgets in order to be eligible for money like this.
Posted In: Portugal, Europe debt crisis, recession

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