Sep 11, 2012 The euro's second-largest economy (and the man who leads it) has been in the spotlight recently. France finds itself in a similar bind as Greece, Italy and Spain -- how do you balance the state budget without crippling economic growth?
Sep 4, 2012 A survey out this morning shows that manufacturing in the eurozone has fallen for the 13th straight month -- not a great start to what will be a big week for the European Debt Crisis. On Thursday, the head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, is expected to tell us what he meant when he said he'll do "whatever it takes" to save the euro.
Sep 4, 2012 France has more churches than any country in Europe, but some believe the cost of preserving these ancient structures is getting too high.
Aug 30, 2012 Citigroup pays up for past deeds. Earlier this week, we learned the SEC is investigating Ally Financial for its own mortgage practices around that time.
Aug 30, 2012 They're calling it a "trade mission," but one can't help wondering what it might have to do with the debt crisis.
Aug 27, 2012 Marketplace's Stephen Beard says September is going to hold some big questions. Will the European Central Bank put together its rescue plan? Will Greece get its next chunk of money to allow it to stay in the euro?
Aug 14, 2012 The new numbers out on the eurozone weren't as abysmal as expected, but they're not good either.
Aug 14, 2012 Happiness is relative in Europe these days: Investors are cheering news the euro area's top economies did not turn in the abysmal results many had expected. Instead, things are just "garden-variety" bad.
Aug 8, 2012 The Bank of England forecasts this morning the U.K. economy will not grow at all in the coming quarter. Across the channel, the French central bank says the euro's second-largest economy is headed for its own recession. And Germany's being infected by all this through its exports, which fell in June.