Dec 12, 2012 Sure, AIG's rescue turned a profit, but what about the rest of the bailouts?
Dec 11, 2012 It looks like the U.S. government’s rescue of insurance giant AIG is coming to an end. And, amazingly enough, it’s a happy ending: The government is selling the last of its AIG stock -- for a profit.
Dec 5, 2012 If the U.S. falls off the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, countries across the pond could also suffer the effects.
Nov 22, 2012 European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels to hammer out a budget for the EU. And the task will not be easy with the continent still trying desperately to claw its way out of debt.
Nov 21, 2012 A meeting to agree Greece’s next round of bailout money has ended after almost 12 hours with no decision. Athens won't get vital bailout funds without an agreement.
Nov 16, 2012 The Spanish government is suspending foreclosures for the neediest homeowners just a week after a woman there committed suicide when officials arrived at her apartment to seize it.
Nov 15, 2012 The Federal Housing Administration may need taxpayer money as delinquencies mount on loans it guaranteed for first-time home buyers.
Nov 14, 2012 Europeans in Spain, Portugal and Greece protest austerity measures with a general strike today, but the real problem could be a greater lack of unity across the eurozone.
Nov 14, 2012 Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.