Jan 10, 2012 Alcoa, a major aluminum producer, kicked off earnings season on a dull note. Will other American companies be affected by the ongoing problems in Europe?
Jan 9, 2012 Nicholas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel are speaking in Berlin today, trying to hash out the details of a master plan to save the euro. But it appears the leaders are still working on the same old problems.
Jan 9, 2012 In the face of the euro crisis, so many investors are desperate for a safe place to park money, they're paying the German government to hold onto their cash.
Jan 9, 2012 In Berlin today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Nicolas Sarkozy meet for the first time this new year to talk about European debt, and treaties to allow for more budget control of eurozone nations.
Jan 6, 2012 Hungary is the latest European Union country to head into trouble, but it isn't part of the eurozone.
Jan 6, 2012 In Europe, some countries in the north are doing well while in southern countries like Italy and Spain, unemployment is skyrocketing.
Jan 2, 2012 Leaders usually like to start the year with optimism, but Angela Merkel and others are finding it hard to see the bright side to the current situation in Europe.
Dec 30, 2011 A graph of the stock market in 2011 looks like a contour map of Death Valley glued to the Himalayas. Despite huge swings, the S&P 500 index ended the year remarkably close to where it began.
Dec 30, 2011 What can we expect from the housing, jobs, and European markets in the year ahead?