Dec 27, 2011 With apologies to Walt Whitman, the Wall Street Poet considers the euro in verse, circa 2002 and the present day.
Dec 14, 2011 The U.S. dollar hits an 11 month high against the euro as questions remain about the ability to solve the debt crisis in Europe.
Dec 14, 2011 The euro has fallen to its weakest point against the dollar in almost a year. This helps American travelers to Europe -- but only if they can afford a vacation.
Dec 14, 2011 Conflict in Washington continues over the possible extension of the payroll tax cuts, as experts disagree whether the measures help or hurt the broader economy. The SEC is pushing for a rule that would disclose the income gap between the average American worker and CEOs. It is about to get a bit more difficult to be a cab driver in Chicago. And what kind of football team will make its home in Los Angeles?
Dec 14, 2011 The euro fell to $1.29 today, its lowest since January. Experts say it's a sign Europe is still hurting, despite last week's proposed treaty to crack down on budgets.
Dec 12, 2011 Twenty-six of 27 European Union leaders will pursue strict budget rules. But austerity may not be the best prescription for Europe's debt crisis.
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 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.