Feb 13, 2013 In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama proposed new trade talks with the EU. How are leaders in Europe reacting?
Feb 11, 2013 The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Jan 25, 2013 Europe has the largest market for carbon permits in the world. The idea is, the more a company has to pay for permits to pollute, the greater incentive it has to reduce pollution. But the economic slowdown has greatly reduced the cost of permits.
Jan 15, 2013 If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.
Jan 4, 2013 Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Jan 2, 2013 European stocks scored gains in early trading after the United States reached a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, but will the optimism last?
Dec 28, 2012 A strike by East Coast dockworkers has been put off at least 30 days. These union members are often highly skilled, and they're critical to vital bottlenecks of global trade: ports.
Dec 28, 2012 We head into the weekend facing not one, but two possible shocks to the economy. There's the fiscal cliff, of course. And then there's the ports. Unionized longshoremen at 14 ports from Maine to Houston threaten to strike at midnight on Saturday, over a pay dispute.
Dec 28, 2012 The stuff we all buy – shoes, clothes, tools and nails – could all be harder to come by starting soon. Longshoremen on the East Coast and shipping companies and port operators have until midnight Sunday to work out a new contract.