Dec 22, 2011 As Spain gears up for new leadership, the European Union wants airlines to reduce emissions or pay for permits allowing them to pollute. During the holidays, consumers generate as much as 25 percent more waste from packaging, unused holiday cards and wrapping paper, and other seasonal items. In some Atlanta neighborhoods, houses are selling for under 10,000 -- less than the price of many used cars.
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.
Heidi N. Moore
Dec 21, 2011 The ECB has given about 490 billion euros in cheap loans to European banks, reflecting the crisis in Europe’s banking system.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 9, 2011 Markets breathed a sigh of relief last week as central banks around the world agreed to joint action to fight the European debt crisis. But according to someone on the front lines in 2008, this could mean things are worse than we know.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 8, 2011 Economist Adolfo Laurenti discusses the rate cut and the role of the European Central Bank in Europe's future.
Dec 8, 2011 Markets today were like a huffy kid who stomps off because Santa only brought him two out of the three of the gifts on his list. Santa is the European Central Bank.
Dec 2, 2011 Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.
Dec 1, 2011 Central banks from a number of countries have decided to increase the ease of borrowing; many hope this will be enough to buy eurozone governments more time to solve the debt crisis.
Dec 1, 2011 The global stock market rally that sent the Dow up almost 500 points yesterday may be over, but France and Spain are offering some hope this morning that yesterday's coordinated action by central banks to ease credit is working.