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 6, 2012 Our Marketplace Money Piggy Bank Award goes to 10-year-old Anna Pitman, who is learning the balance between the joy of spending and the pride of saving.
Jul 27, 2012 Many Americans are unprepared for retirement -- and an economics professor believes government intervention is necessary to create a viable retirement system.
Jul 24, 2012 A number of Southern Italian cities, including the entire province of Sicily, are on the verge of bankruptcy.
Jul 24, 2012 Spain's borrowing costs are up to 7.5 percent -- the higest since it joined the euro. As a result of the regional crisis, Moody's announced today that it is poised to lower Germany's credit rating to AA.
Jul 24, 2012 Moody's Investors Service has lowered the outlook for the credit ratings of three of Europe's strongest economies: Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany. It's part of a busy day in Europe that has investors on-edge -- markets there are barely moving.
Jul 20, 2012 Many European economies are begging for Germany to share its wealth with them. Where did the German culture of frugality come from?
Jul 14, 2012 At nearly 100, YouTube phenomenon Clara Cannucciari has been inspiring viewers with her "poor man's meals."
Jul 6, 2012 German's seem to be the responsible, hard working sibling in the European Union, but they know when to relax.