May 15, 2012 Political parties in Greece have failed to forge a coalition, meaning a new general election is on the way in Greece. Will the country keep to its budget promises that are a condition of the European bailout?
May 17, 2012 New French President Francois Hollande flew to Berlin to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two differ over the eurozone’s best course.
May 10, 2012 As an exodus in the European Union becomes more a sure thing, two of London's largest bookmakers shut down the markets for bets on Greece leaving the E.U. and the existence of the euro in a few years.
Apr 11, 2012 Recent turmoil in global markets is partly due to worries over Europe's debt crisis. Elections scheduled in France and Greece add to the uncertainty.
Apr 6, 2012 Marketplace's Jennifer Collins reports that home business owners who haven't paid taxes on their sales risk a contretemps with the IRS.
Mar 16, 2012 Rep. Rick Crawford of Arkansas says we can't get a deficit agreement without tax hikes. Could this be another crack in Grover Norquist’s tax pledge never to raise taxes?
Mar 16, 2012 A new line on Arizona's tax return is asking people how much shopping they've done out of state. The idea was to recoup millions in lost revenue from online retailers.
Mar 15, 2012 Ireland is tackling its debt crisis with a harsh program of austerity measures. The Irish are not rioting, as the Greeks did, but they are hurting.
Mar 12, 2012 Europe's biggest airlines say a new European tax on the carbon dioxide coming out their jet engines is a bad idea.