Apr 4, 2012 Spain is suffering the highest unemployment rate in Europe right now and is trying to shrink a major budget deficit. Still, Spanish consumers are buying up pricey Apple products -- and the company is taking notice.
Mar 30, 2012 Foxconn says it'll hike pay and limit work hours after an investigation found the firm was regularly violating labor rules.
Mar 30, 2012 European finance ministers are meeting in Denmark today. They're reportedly adding $670 billion to their bailout fund. Ministers have been trying to figure out how big of a financial bazooka they need to defend Europe from speculators.
Mar 29, 2012 Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the European Union and the government is hoping changes to labor laws will kick-start the economy.
Mar 29, 2012 The U.S. government has confirmed that the economy grew 3 percent last quarter, and that could mean that the U.S. economy and the European economy are going to diverge this year as the U.S. grows and Europe shrinks.
Mar 30, 2012 Auret van Heerden, president of the Fair Labor Association, discusses working conditions at Foxconn's factories and the fixes that Apple and Foxconn are promising.
Mar 26, 2012 The Catholic church in Spain is trying to draw more members to its ranks by promising a "job for life," but that is problematic for a number of reasons.
Mar 23, 2012 China appears to be on the verge of an economic slowdown, and that has investors around the globe concerned.
Mar 21, 2012 The U.S. will impose new tariffs on cheap Chinese solar panels. The new duties will be low. Analysts say it's not likely to spark a trade war.