Dec 5, 2011 Belgium, the country with the fifth largest debt load in Europe, has gone without a full-time government for over 500 days. Today, a prime minister was appointed.
Dec 5, 2011 It is a big week for the European debt crisis, as French and German leaders plan for a meeting Friday.
Dec 5, 2011 News from Europe today shows positive steps towards solving the debt crisis, on the micro and macro level.
Dec 5, 2011 Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti unveiled a firm austerity plan for his country. In the wake of a tempestuous month for leadership, we take a look at accountability, both in Europe and at American universities. Allan Sloan explains the payroll tax cuts, and reporter David Gura spotlights the increasing wealth gap.
Dec 2, 2011 Despite signs the recovery is gaining steam, trouble in the eurozone could sap demand for U.S. exports.
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.
Dec 2, 2011 Germany's leader spoke today, calling for stricter regulations across Europe.
Dec 2, 2011 German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke today, echoing recent sentiments by the head of the European Central Bank and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Dec 2, 2011 Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.