Jan 6, 2012 In Europe, some countries in the north are doing well while in southern countries like Italy and Spain, unemployment is skyrocketing.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 4, 2012 In an effort to boost the economy, Mario Monti announced that Italian businesses can now stay open at all hours. That has some Italian shopkeepers worried.
Jan 2, 2012 Leaders usually like to start the year with optimism, but Angela Merkel and others are finding it hard to see the bright side to the current situation in Europe.
Dec 30, 2011 What can we expect from the housing, jobs, and European markets in the year ahead?
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.
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 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 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 27, 2011 With apologies to Walt Whitman, the Wall Street Poet considers the euro in verse, circa 2002 and the present day.