Apr 23, 2013 Linked by a common currency, the countries in the euro zone are roped together like climbers scaling a cliff face. If one or more loses their footing, the rest could come crashing down.
Apr 19, 2013 French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici discusses the state of the French economy and where it is headed in the future.
Apr 11, 2013 The idea that government should be balance its budget and stay out of the way has been around a long time. It's gained ascendance in Washington even as more economists agree the government should spend more and help the economy.
Apr 8, 2013 Portugal's economic future is in doubt this morning after the country's high court ruled that many of the government's bailout cuts are unconstitutional.
Apr 1, 2013 The U.K. revealed the biggest overhaul to its welfare system in a generation. One major cut will be to crackdown on people who live in large houses but collect welfare payments.
Mar 20, 2013 Britain's budget, released today, contains more deep spending cuts. Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman argues that austerity policies in the UK and Europe are killing growth.
Mar 8, 2013 The Geneva Auto Show opens in Switzerland this week. It’s usually a glitzy affair, but while U.S. carmakers are on the rebound, gloom has descended on the European auto industry.
Mar 5, 2013 A guide to living under austerity (and that's another word for sequester).
Mar 1, 2013 From books and plays like "Dangerous Liaisons" and Molière's "Don Juan" to the recent movie "Heartbreaker," seduction has always loomed large in French culture. But is it still true today?
Feb 26, 2013 Global stock markets are falling this morning after preliminary election results in Italy indicate no political party won a clear majority in parliament.