Jun 8, 2012 Today President Obama urged Europe's leaders to act quickly to solve their economic crisis. On the domestic front, the president asked Congress to reevaluate the jobs bill he delivered to the Capitol last year.
Jun 8, 2012 Greece continues to struggle through a debt and banking crisis and rumors of a 'Grexit' abound. If the country does leave the euro, how will it roll out the drachma, and what are the costs?
Jun 8, 2012 Spain's government raised $2.6 billion at a bond auction this morning, but their financial crisis still looms with the banking system and government propping each other up.
Jun 7, 2012 Spain raised $2.6 billion in a bond sale this morning, but the higher interest rate of 6.1 percent shows that investors are still concerned that Spain has not wiped their hands clean of the financial mess just yet.
Jun 21, 2012 The spotlight of the eurozone crisis moves to Spain, but no one has forgotten Greece. While the official unemployment rate there is above 21 percent, many more are working without pay.
Jun 5, 2012 Spain nears a credit crisis, worldwide markets are down, and U.S. borrowing costs near zero. Some economists argue this economic instant is the best time for the U.S. government to invest in infrastructure projects.
Jun 4, 2012 Today three big banks in Portugal were forced to draw on $8.25 billion worth of European Union bailout money to weather the current financial storm. Portugal has been slogging through very tight budgets in order to be eligible for money like this.
Jun 21, 2012 Portugal was approved for its latest installment of bailout cash. What's life like for the Portuguese living under the gloom of austerity, and likely losses at the European Championship.
Jun 4, 2012 Stocks are down all over the world this morning as investors have their first chance to react to the Labor Department's May jobs report that came out on Friday. But the negative market sentiment isn't just about jobs.