Jan 17, 2013 Germany announced this week that it's planning to repatriate much of the gold that its been keeping in reserves in the U.S. and France.
Jan 10, 2013 Gold’s popularity has created growing demand for storage. Gold vaults are spreading from Switzerland to Singapore, as investors want their holdings closer to home.
Nov 29, 2012 Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Nov 15, 2012 Europe has officially slipped back into recession. Growth in Germany -- widely considered to have a relatively healthy economy -- has slowed as well.
Nov 14, 2012 Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.
Nov 14, 2012 There are plenty of so-called "gold bugs" out there -- people who hoard big chunks of the precious metal, as in actual gold.
Nov 8, 2012 Germany stores $80 billion in gold in New York. Some in Germany are clamoring to inspect it and possibly bring it back to Europe.
Oct 9, 2012 German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Greece today for her first visit since the European debt crisis began. Greeks aren't laying out the welcome mat though, as masses come out to protest against German-led austerity.
Oct 8, 2012 In Europe, the latest signals are that Spain will not take a bailout in the immediate term. China's economic growth is slowing as investment takes a back seat to consumer spending.