Jan 11, 2012 In Greece, tax collectors are on strike to protest benefit cuts while in Italy, the government was able to borrow $9 billion to help pay for services, but banks willing to lend also demanded a high return.
Dec 29, 2011 The continent has had a dramatic year. The debt crisis seems to be in check right now, but there’s no telling what might happen next year.
Dec 28, 2011 It'll be the euro's 10th anniversary come New Year's Day. What economists predicted back then, and how true it holds now.
Dec 28, 2011 Iran has repeated its threat to block the Straight of Hormuz where about a-fifth of the world's oil passes through. In Italy today, investors seemed happy to buy up the country's debt.
Dec 27, 2011 With apologies to Walt Whitman, the Wall Street Poet considers the euro in verse, circa 2002 and the present day.
Heidi N. Moore
Dec 27, 2011 We talk a lot about the stock market, but the real lifeblood of U.S. companies is the corporate bond market, which is twice as large.
Dec 23, 2011 A new poll finds the French are as pessimistic about the economy as any country has been since 1978.
Dec 22, 2011 The European Central Bank yesterday printed $640 billion worth of euros, almost the same amount of money as the TARP program used by the U.S. government during the financial crisis in 2008.
Dec 22, 2011 What looks like a major success now may end up being more of a modest win in the future against the mounting debt crisis in the eurozone.