Mar 21, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses how the situation in Cyprus could affect the global economy.
Mar 21, 2013 Cyprus has until Monday to come up with a new bailout package after the parliament rejected the initial plan that called for a controversial tax on the country’s bank deposits.
Mar 21, 2013 The European Central Bank has given the Cyprus just a few days to come up with a new bailout deal after the Cypriot parliament rejected a controversial tax on bank deposits as part of its original bailout plan.
Mar 19, 2013 Later today, the government of Cyprus will vote on a controversial bailout plan which would tax bank deposits up to 10 percent. The BBC's Nigel Cassidy in Cyprus discusses public reaction to the plan and whether the government will actually pass the measure.
Mar 18, 2013 Anyone with cash in a bank account in Cyprus could lose up to 10 percent of it, as a one off tax to help fund a bank bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, explains how the situation in Cyprus is rippling out to other economies around the world.
Mar 18, 2013 Financial markets in Asia and Europe fell sharply today thanks to the unusual terms of the EU bailout of Cyprus. A tax of up to 10 percent on bank deposits in Cyprus was proposed to defray some of the cost of the bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
Feb 5, 2013 In a lawsuit filed late Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice claims the credit rating firm Standard & Poor’s knew some $4 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities were risky.
Feb 4, 2013 Reports say the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to bring civil charges against the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's for their part in the financial crisis of 2008. Better late than never?