Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2012 In an apparent rejection of austerity measures to solve Europe's debt crisis, voters in France elected Socialist party candidate Francois Hollande over the weekend while Greek voters punished the country's two incumbent parties
May 8, 2012 Journalists in France, Greece and Germany analyze the post-vote turmoil happening in Europe right now.
May 3, 2012 The head of the European Central Bank said today that economic growth has to be central to the plan to get Europe out of its debt crisis
Apr 19, 2012 A key component for building cars both here and around the world has has been nearly decimated by an explosion a couple of weeks ago in Germany.
Apr 19, 2012 Germany is ticking along, as the rest of Europe struggles. But it faces a shrinking population.
Apr 5, 2012 There are some economic headwinds blowing strong right now. And one of them is coming from Spain where a disappointing bond auction yesterday sent government borrowing costs to a 5 month high and renewed fears about the European Debt Crisis.
Feb 27, 2012 Some volunteer tax experts from Germany want to head to Greece for a series of tax collection workshops to help Greece increase its revenue, but Greek tax officials aren't happy with the idea.
Feb 16, 2012 As the U.S. economy improves measurably, Europe slips into crisis mode.
Feb 2, 2012 German chancellor Angela Merkel is in China this week, telling Chinese leaders that European Union plans to solve its debt crisis can work.
Feb 3, 2012 German Chancellor Angela Merkel ends her trip to China today. Chinese leaders don't promise Europe any specific help to resolve its debt crisis.