Heidi N. Moore
Dec 5, 2011 Merkel and Sarkozy propose amending the European Union treaty to impose budget discipline on spendthrift countries. Will markets be satisfied?
Dec 6, 2011 France and Germany are finally on the same page, both saying they want to modify the treaty that originally created the eurozone. A key element automatically penalizes countries if budget deficits run too high. Hence, the world of the day: Automaticity.
Dec 5, 2011 I keep reading that the lesson of the past few years is to throw out the old rules of investing. I don’t buy it. My reaction is the exact opposite. The old rules of investing were hammered out over previous bear markets, such as the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Stagnation of the 1970s. They still work.
Dec 5, 2011 The leaders of Germany and France met today to figure out a strategy to bail out the Euro. Is it too late?
Dec 2, 2011 Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.
Dec 2, 2011 German Chancellor Angela Merkel today called for a new legally binding set of rules to control spending in all eurozone countries, with harsh fines for any rule-breakers.
Dec 19, 2011 A crisis of confidence besets the euro as it approaches its 10th anniversary. Can the currency be rebranded to restore its luster?
Dec 2, 2011 What will happen to the global economy if the eurozone breaks up? A new book considers the options.
Nov 29, 2011 There's been a lot of talk recently about the need to ring-fence certain economies in Europe. These aren't the economies that have defaulted or been bailed out; these are the economies that are too big to fail. Italy is the most glaring example.