Mar 18, 2013 Financial markets in Asia and Europe fell sharply today thanks to the unusual terms of the EU bailout of Cyprus. A tax of up to 10 percent on bank deposits in Cyprus was proposed to defray some of the cost of the bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
Mar 7, 2013 The Dow is still in record territory in early trading this morning. The surge comes on the heels of strong jobs data from the Labor Department, which show applications for unemployment benefits have fallen to a five-year low.
Mar 5, 2013 Germany's Circus Roncalli responds when the leader of the German opposition calls the frontrunners in the Italian election "clowns."
Mar 4, 2013 From China's new housing tax to the sequester here in the U.S., global markets have a lot of news to digest this morning.
Mar 5, 2013 Italians get close to electing a comedian to run their country.
Feb 26, 2013 Poll results in Italy show power is split between a number of parties, including one led by former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi.
Feb 26, 2013 The European debt crisis has calmed down a lot in the past few months, but elections in Italy have ended in deadlock and uncertainty is back.
Feb 26, 2013 Global stock markets are falling this morning after preliminary election results in Italy indicate no political party won a clear majority in parliament.
Feb 22, 2013 Italian media magnate and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is seeking re-election at the polls this weekend. But will the country take him back or stick with their austerity agenda?