Feb 14, 2013 As Congress debates a bill to raise the federal minimum wage, two economists debate whether setting a wage floor for workers is a good thing.
Aug 14, 2012 The new numbers out on the eurozone weren't as abysmal as expected, but they're not good either.
Aug 14, 2012 Happiness is relative in Europe these days: Investors are cheering news the euro area's top economies did not turn in the abysmal results many had expected. Instead, things are just "garden-variety" bad.
Jul 24, 2012 A number of Southern Italian cities, including the entire province of Sicily, are on the verge of bankruptcy.
Jul 24, 2012 Spain's borrowing costs are up to 7.5 percent -- the higest since it joined the euro. As a result of the regional crisis, Moody's announced today that it is poised to lower Germany's credit rating to AA.
Jul 24, 2012 Moody's Investors Service has lowered the outlook for the credit ratings of three of Europe's strongest economies: Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany. It's part of a busy day in Europe that has investors on-edge -- markets there are barely moving.
Jul 20, 2012 Many European economies are begging for Germany to share its wealth with them. Where did the German culture of frugality come from?
Jul 6, 2012 German's seem to be the responsible, hard working sibling in the European Union, but they know when to relax.
Jul 3, 2012 As economic instability in the eurozone continues, some Germans are starting to weigh the benefits and burdens of staying with the euro. Would life be dandier with the Deutschmark?
Jun 29, 2012 It appears European leaders have come up with an agreement to ease the debt crisis -- somewhat. And the deal rests on Germany compromising on how bailout money is used.