Nov 16, 2011 With ongoing fears of contagion in Europe, the bond market in the eurozone has hit trouble this week.
Nov 16, 2011 For all its woes, the 17-member single currency zone is an feat of European cooperation. A breakup would have consequences in Europe and beyond.
Nov 15, 2011 The European debt crisis and the National Basketball Association lockout are being played in vastly different arenas, but the game is pretty much the same.
Nov 14, 2011 As a new prime minister takes office, promising to cut spending and introduce a new era of austerity, many Italians fear the scale of the cuts ahead.
Nov 14, 2011 Newly-appointed Italian prime minister Mario Monti begins to form a new government. But the economist won't just be trying to appeal to domestic voters -- he also must satisfy foreign investors.
Nov 14, 2011 Amid the uproar over Italy's rising borrowing costs, some forget that the country managed to pay even higher interest rates on a heavy debt burden back in the 1990s.
Nov 14, 2011 It isn't just debt that plagues the Italian economy. Newly-appointed prime minister Mario Monti will need to increase tax collection, reduce bureaucracy and reform the economy at the root.
Mar 6, 2013 Berlusconi may be gone, but Italia's problems persists. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how Italy got into the mess it's in today.
Nov 30, 2011 Travel the globe in this special Marketplace broadcast co-produced with the BBC World Service for a look at how Europe's financial troubles are affecting people and businesses worldwide.