Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 12, 2013 'Too big to fail' became the signature line of the financial crisis. Five years after the crash, many big financial firms are only bigger. But one has decided it's time to shrink.
Aug 21, 2013 Germany's finance minister says Greece may need another big bailout.
Jul 17, 2013 The Greek parliament votes today on whether to send as many as 25,000 government workers into a so-called 'labor reserve.'
Jul 10, 2013 Federal regulators have identified two companies, insurer AIG and GE Capital, as 'systemically important' corporations and say that both will be subject to increased scrutiny.
Jun 27, 2013 After hours of high stakes negotiations, European finance ministers have struck a deal to help shield taxpayers from bank failures.
Jun 25, 2013 Italy might need a bailout within six months. So warns Italy's second largest bank, MedioBanca, according to Britain's Daily Telegraph.
Apr 18, 2013 The overwhelming yes vote came after a warning from Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble that if Cyprus was allowed to go bankrupt, other euro zone countries would be at risk.
Mar 29, 2013 Banks are open for the second day in Cyprus after two weeks of closure. From the outside, things appear to be calm. The President of Cyprus said this morning that the country will not leave the euro.
Mar 28, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss whether the crisis in Cyprus will spread and how the U.S. economy is faring.