Dec 12, 2011 Between July to September of this year, bank credit lending was up 10 percent -- the highest rate since before the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.
Dec 12, 2011 Britain was the only EU member not to agree to the new treaty signed last week. How will that affect relations going forward?
Dec 12, 2011 Britain emerged from last week's European summit refusing to make a deal with the rest of Europe. Many Brits are happy with the choice, but others fear the long-term consequences.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 9, 2011 Markets breathed a sigh of relief last week as central banks around the world agreed to joint action to fight the European debt crisis. But according to someone on the front lines in 2008, this could mean things are worse than we know.
Dec 9, 2011 The crisis in Europe has hurt worldwide demand for goods, and workers in China are protesting against the lost wages that come with decreased output
Dec 9, 2011 Britain and three other countries are out of the picture, but those remaining believe the new treaty will mean much more balanced budgets on the continent in the future.
Dec 14, 2011 A new fiscal pact leaves the U.K. and three other nations out in the cold, as European leaders scramble to convince investors that they have diffused the debt bomb at the European summit in Brussels
Dec 9, 2011 A deal was reached among the majority of countries in the European Union at today's summit, but a few countries are sticking on the sidelines.
Dec 9, 2011 European leaders meet in Brussels for yet another summit to determine the fate of the EU, and Britain has announced it won't sign off on any fiscal union. Another summit wraps up in South Africa today, as the UN concludes its climate talks. Richard Cordray was blocked by Senate Republicans from an appointment as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Dec 9, 2011 The EU plan still has to be ratified, and if the deal collapses, it could hit everything from the stock markets to the job outlook for Americans.