Feb 10, 2012 A day after the government submitted a budget cutting plan that’s needed in order for Greece to get more bailout money, there are huge strikes over the cuts going on in Athens today.
Feb 9, 2012 Just ahead of another meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Greece announces that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.
Feb 9, 2012 With a $172 billion bailout in place, Greeks' futures are looking austere.
Feb 8, 2012 Packed, town hall-style meetings have sprung up all across Ireland over the past several weeks.
Feb 6, 2012 Greece was on deadline to deliver a cost-cutting plan to the IMF and EU last week, this past weekend and today. Now, the deadline has been extended. When might the country default?
Feb 6, 2012 Negotiations with private sector creditors are going well, but Greek officials are struggling over terms for a second bailout from the IMF and the EU
Jan 30, 2012 Greek financial woes were front and center at EU headquarters in Brussels today.
Dec 30, 2011 A graph of the stock market in 2011 looks like a contour map of Death Valley glued to the Himalayas. Despite huge swings, the S&P 500 index ended the year remarkably close to where it began.
Jan 11, 2012 A vote today in Italy passes a round of austerity measures suggested by newly appointed Prime Minister Mario Monti. But is it enough to make a dent in the problem?
Dec 16, 2011 Congress reaches a deal to avoid a government shutdown -- and it hinges around light bulbs. Retired Americans are no longer shipping off to Florida when they are done working. On the front lines of the European debt crisis, Italy passes austerity measures proposed by new Prime Minister Mario Monti.