May 29, 2012 As if Europe didn't have enough on its plate, it now faces a big drop in the price of one of its biggest exports, olive oil. Seventy percent of the world's olive oil supply comes from Spain, Greece and Italy.
May 28, 2012 Markets in Europe are mixed today: Greece is way up and Spain is down. Though both countries face major economic troubles, the level of uncertainty may be the key in determining their market variation.
May 24, 2012 Euro leaders say they are committed to Greece staying with the euro, but talk of an exit is growing louder. Finance ministers have advised euro zone members to draw up contingency plans for what's being called an "amiable divorce" from Greece.
May 24, 2012 Although eurozone members want Greece to keep the euro, contingency plans are being made in case there is a parting of ways. The cost and wider economic effects of a possible Greek exit are highly uncertain.
May 24, 2012 If Greece ditches its austerity plan and defaults on its loans, how might that play out in the global economy? Follow our flow chart to find out.
May 21, 2012 Europeans are withdrawing extra money from their bank accounts in case the continent's financial crisis deepens and the single currency system falls apart.
May 17, 2012 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sent a message that she is committed to keeping Greece in the eurozone. At the same time, the European Central Bank is keeping Greek banks on a tight leash, cutting off funding for some.
May 17, 2012 We check in with one Athens resident about whether Greeks are really withdrawing their cash from local banks in droves and what the mood is like on the streets.
May 16, 2012 New elections are scheduled for June 17th in Greece, but that may not be soon enough to calm fears at Greek banks. Almost a billion dollars worth of deposits was withdrawn on Monday alone.
May 16, 2012 With a new general election on the way in Greece and the country's membership in the European Single Currency in the balance, people in Greece are trying to keep their bank accounts from losing value if ever the euro is dropped. Greece's central bank chief says depositors pulled about $900 million about of bank accounts Monday alone.