Posted In: Euro Eurozone, European Union, France, Germany
France is in recession, while Germany's economy has expanded.
Posted In: World Trade Organization, brazil
Brazil's Roberto Azevedo has been chosen to become the next leader of the World Trade Organization, he will be the first Latin American to head the international group.
Posted In: Greece, France, austerity, Europe debt crisis
Two European countries have come out with very different ways to tackle their economic problems.
Posted In: stock market, Europe, Dow
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit yet another all-time high -- and the world is following suit. Global shares are at their highest level since June of 2008, thanks to strong market performance in France, Germany, the U.K., and Japan.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Europe debt crisis
If the U.S. falls off the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, countries across the pond could also suffer the effects.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs
Today the world is watching us here in the U.S. The Labor Department is about to tell us how many jobs were created in the U.S. last month and what the new unemployment rate is. It's seen as a key indicator for the health of the U.S. economy, which is still the largest in the world.