Jun 8, 2012 One of the big rain clouds hanging over markets this morning is coming from Spain. There are reports that the Spanish government could ask Europe to bailout its banks this weekend.
Jun 7, 2012 Spain raised $2.6 billion in a bond sale this morning, but the higher interest rate of 6.1 percent shows that investors are still concerned that Spain has not wiped their hands clean of the financial mess just yet.
Jun 7, 2012 China's central bank this morning surprised global markets by cutting interest rates for the first time since 2008 in an effort to stimulate the slowing economy.
Jun 7, 2012 Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke may announce a new plan for interest rates today on Capitol Hill. Six in 10 Americans want the Federal Reserve to consider the negative impact of low interest rates on retirees and savings.
Jun 7, 2012 All eyes are on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today as he testifies today on Capitol Hill and announces his plans for interest rates and quantitative easing.
Jun 7, 2012 Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is on Capitol Hill today and he's under pressure to do more to stimulate the economy in the United States.
Jun 7, 2012 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was on Capital Hill today, he didn't rule out action, but did not suggest any immediate policy changes.
Jun 6, 2012 There's been more and more talk of the world economy slowing down. Still, the European Central Bank isn't changing its interest rate, and the Federal Reserve hasn't budged yet.
Jun 6, 2012 There was no cut in interest rates from the European Central Bank today, but some would like the ECB to take action soon.