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What's up, Europe? Insecurity in Spain

May 29, 2012
Although Spanish culture frowns upon talking about money, a financial crisis there is teaching everyone a little more about economics.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe

Spain seeks to rescue its big bad Bankia

May 28, 2012
The Spanish government is wrangling with how to rescue its troubled banks. The Spanish bank Bankia needs about $24 billion in new capital.
Posted In: spain, bankia, bank bailout, Europe debt crisis

Greece jumps, Spain slumps

May 28, 2012
Markets in Europe are mixed today: Greece is way up and Spain is down. Though both countries face major economic troubles, the level of uncertainty may be the key in determining their market variation.
Posted In: spain, Greece, Europe debt crisis, bank bailout

Bailed-out Bankia stock takes a beating

May 28, 2012
Analysts say U.S. investors don't have much exposure to the Spanish bank.
Posted In: bankia, spain

Euro leaders to meet at 'informal dinner' to discuss debt crisis

May 23, 2012
In Brussels this evening, leaders from euro zone nations are meeting in a casual setting to discuss and formulate policy solutions to the European debt crisis ahead of a formal summit.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, eurobond, Germany

OECD issues European recession warning

May 22, 2012
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns the eurozone nations of severe recession risk, and calls on the European Central Bank to step in to stem the crisis.
Posted In: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), ECB, Europe, eurobond

EU depositors protected, not from euro collapse

May 21, 2012
Depositors into European banks have their money protected, as here in the U.S., but the risk is not just that the bank might collapse, the currency might.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, euro

Merkel likely to feel pressure at G8 summit

May 18, 2012
The G8 summit of the world's richest industrialized nation's gets underway this evening at Camp David in Maryland. German Chancellor Angela Merkel could be the center of attention. She's under pressure to get behind stimulus programs for Europe.
Posted In: G8 summit, Europe debt crisis, Angela Merkel

ECB cuts off funding to some Greek banks

May 17, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sent a message that she is committed to keeping Greece in the eurozone. At the same time, the European Central Bank is keeping Greek banks on a tight leash, cutting off funding for some.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Greece, Angela Merkel

Where the new Greek election leaves Europe

May 15, 2012
Prof. Matthias Mattjijs discusses how a new Greek election might affect the eurozone.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt

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