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 What does the Greek election mean for the U.S. and have any lessons been learned as a result of the crisis?
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.
Jun 16, 2012 With economists panicking about the future of Europe, we sent reporter Stephen Beard on a five-nation pub crawl to talk to real people about the future of the eurozone.