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 Twenty-six of 27 European Union leaders will pursue strict budget rules. But austerity may not be the best prescription for Europe's debt crisis.
Dec 9, 2011 European leaders met for yet another time, this time striking a deal that would allow the European Commission to oversee budgets and fine countries for getting into too much debt. But it won't solve the major eurozone issues.
Dec 8, 2011 European leaders gather in Brussels to discuss closer fiscal union and try to save the euro, but EU lawmakers are divided on the way forward.
Dec 7, 2011 German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy lay out their plan for stricter budget controls for eurozone nations in an open letter to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.
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Dec 5, 2011 Merkel and Sarkozy propose amending the European Union treaty to impose budget discipline on spendthrift countries. Will markets be satisfied?
Dec 6, 2011 France and Germany are finally on the same page, both saying they want to modify the treaty that originally created the eurozone. A key element automatically penalizes countries if budget deficits run too high. Hence, the world of the day: Automaticity.
Dec 2, 2011 Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.
Dec 2, 2011 What will happen to the global economy if the eurozone breaks up? A new book considers the options.