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.
May 6, 2015 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.
Oct 21, 2011 French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have moved the goal post, again. Although they previously promised that Sund...
Oct 5, 2011 Wikipedia has taken its Italian site off line in response to a proposed new law from the Berlusconi government. The law lets the government issue...
Nov 3, 2011 This final note today, which comes with the observation that German chancellor Angela Merkel met with her Greek counterpart Prime Minister George...
Sep 21, 2011 An observation that the financial history of the past three years is that crises like to arrive on weekends....