Aug 27, 2012 Among our main stories today are the wrap-up of earnings season, the potential fallout from the recent Apple vs. Samsung patent decision and the popularity of 3D movies in China.
Aug 23, 2012 French President Francois Hollande travels to Berlin today to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. That comes a day after Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras asked for more time to get Greece's fiscal house in order. In fact, over the next few days, Europe's skies will be full of dignitaries crisscrossing the continent trying to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis.
Aug 22, 2012 Shares of BHP Billiton are down this morning, after the mining giant saw profits fall for the first time in three years.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 20, 2012 This week, all eyes are on Greece. The country's prime minister is meeting with German and French officials. He's expected to officially ask for extension in meeting the country's fiscal targets.
Aug 14, 2012 Happiness is relative in Europe these days: Investors are cheering news the euro area's top economies did not turn in the abysmal results many had expected. Instead, things are just "garden-variety" bad.
Jul 30, 2012 To Europe, where economic sentiment is at a three year low, according to new figures out today. Though global markets seem to be putting that aside and focusing instead on a statement that came last week from the head of the European Central Bank.
Jul 13, 2012 The euro crisis has weakened the currency -- and strengthened Europe's appeal to American tourists.
Jul 2, 2012 There's news this morning that folks who do the ordering at factories are increasingly wary. The Markit U.S. Purchasing Managers Index was a disappointment, its worst showing since late 2010.
Jun 29, 2012 It appears European leaders have come up with an agreement to ease the debt crisis -- somewhat. And the deal rests on Germany compromising on how bailout money is used.
Jun 18, 2012 Voters in France this weekend gave President Francois Hollande's Socialists a solid majority in the lower house of parliament, complementing their majority in the upper house and thus, complete legislative power in the government.