European Debt Crisis - Most Recent

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Germany reluctant to agree to eurobonds

Nov 23, 2011
The European Union has the same currency, but not the same borrowing process, between the 17 members. Some would like to change that, but Germany is against it.
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Has the debt crisis spread to Germany?

Nov 23, 2011
A disastrous bond sale creates fears of European contagion spreading to Germany today.
Posted In: Germany, Europe debt crisis

European leaders clash over Robin Hood tax

Nov 18, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet today to discuss a possible Robin Hood tax in Europe.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, david cameron, Europe debt crisis, Robin Hood tax

Fitch warns of U.S. exposure to euro debt

Nov 17, 2011
The credit rating agency Fitch says U.S. banks could be hit hard by the turmoil in Europe. The warning came late yesterday and sent bank shares tumbling.
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Fitch warning causes U.S. stocks to drop

Nov 17, 2011
The threat of a European contagion is far from over, and U.S. banks could be hit by their exposure to France and other countries.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Fitch

Will Greece get more bailout money?

May 30, 2011
After rough start, some question whether Greek policy makers can do what it takes to cut spending and pull the country out of financial straits.

European leaders meet on next steps for Greece bailout

May 30, 2011
The EU and the IMF are investigating whether or not Greece is meeting conditions necessary to receive bailout funds

Another domino in the European debt crisis?

Mar 24, 2011
Portugal's prime minister resigned after the country's parliament rejected a key round of budget cuts. Investors responded negatively -- making it more expensive for the country to borrow money.

Moody's cuts Portugal's debt rating

Mar 16, 2011
The ratings agency has downgraded Portugal's sovereign debt rating by two notches, citing the country's inability to control its debt problem. And it is just the latest in a rash of downgrades across the eurozone.

How bad is Ireland's fiscal situation?

Sep 30, 2010
The Irish finance minister said his country's public finances are "horrendous" as he discussed a huge bank bailout. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about how much a bailout could cost Ireland and how its economic situation compares to the rest of Europe.

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