Dec 21, 2011 A surprisingly successful Spanish bond sale and news of an increase in new home construction spurred markets to rally today.
Nov 21, 2011 A new party will now take power in Spain, and citizens of that country hope this will solve their economic problems.
Nov 21, 2011 It was just last week that President Obama criticized the Europeans for not solving their debt issues. But it looks like we aren't faring much better here in the U.S.
Nov 21, 2011 As of now, the markets are still going on despite the likely lack of a deal in the super committee this week. But much of that depends on the situation in Europe, which could turn around.
Nov 29, 2011 Talks are winding down at the Congressional super committee, and so far, no deal has been made. Spain has a new government after elections were held over the weekend. Hewlett-Packard reports earnings today, the first time since Meg Whitman took the reins. And Tyson foods, the big meat producer, reported even bigger quarterly losses.
Nov 18, 2011 Spain is the latest European country to be hit by difficultly in the bond market. Can a shake-up in political power help change that?
Nov 17, 2011 Pedro Passos de Coelho is in Portugal today asking investors in the economically-robust former colony to invest in cash-strapped Portugal.
Mar 5, 2012 If Greece accepts the terms of a new aid package it's expected to get a haircut on its debt. But Sr. Editor Paddy Hirsch explain why that haircut...
Nov 24, 2011 In an era of large government debt and economic crisis, a recent study shows that there are more Porsche Cayennes in Greece than there are people filing taxes on incomes over 50,000 euro.