Dec 22, 2011 Amid economic strife across much of the country, citizens of Spain are buying up lottery tickets in the hope of winning big this holiday season.
Dec 21, 2011 Mariano Rajoy has been elected the new prime minister in Spain, and he will soon have to find solutions to the country's dire debt and unemployment problems.
Dec 21, 2011 The European Central Bank initiated a plan to stop a credit crunch in Europe, and demand for cheap money has exceeded expectations.
Dec 21, 2011 The news that more banks than expected are putting a hand out for help from the European Central Bank had markets on a roller coaster today.
Dec 21, 2011 A surprisingly successful Spanish bond sale and news of an increase in new home construction spurred markets to rally today.
Jan 11, 2012 A vote today in Italy passes a round of austerity measures suggested by newly appointed Prime Minister Mario Monti. But is it enough to make a dent in the problem?
Dec 15, 2011 We speak to Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, about how much Americans really care about the ongoing crisis in Europe.
Dec 15, 2011 With the Iowa caucuses just a few weeks out, we take at closer look at the economic policies of Republican candidate Newt Gingrich. Federal student aid programs could be on the chopping block. Russia is about to get its invitation to join the World Trade Organization as ministers from the group's 153 members meet in Geneva. And our weekly Attitude Check, part of our partnership with Gallup, looks at how Americans feel about the crisis in Europe.
Dec 14, 2011 The euro fell to $1.29 today, its lowest since January. Experts say it's a sign Europe is still hurting, despite last week's proposed treaty to crack down on budgets.