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After Moody's downgrade, will banks need bailouts?

Jun 22, 2012
After U.S. markets closed yesterday, the rating agency Moody's delivered more bad news -- this time to 15 of the world's largest banks, including the biggest American banks. The fine print of the downgrade hints at more bank bailouts down the road.
Posted In: Moody's, banking, bailout

Spain in trouble as borrowing costs rise over 7%

Jun 19, 2012
If yesterday was all about Greece, today belongs to Spain. Concern about Spanish banks has pushed the government's borrowing costs over 7 percent. That's a level that pushed other smaller European countries -- like Greece -- over the edge.
Posted In: spain, banking, bankia, bailout

The future of Greece, and other financial crises

Jun 19, 2012
A conversation with Neel Kashkari, the former head of TARP and now head analyst with PIMCO, on what Europe can learn from the U.S.'s own financial storm.
Posted In: financial crisis, Neel Kashkari, Greece, bailout

How bailout plans have changed

Jun 18, 2012
The stabilizing election result in Greece does not change the reality that banks are on the brink in a number of European countries. And there's hot debate in Europe over just how much the European Central Bank should do to bailout the banks -- a problem we can relate to here in the states.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bailout

Spanish bailout won't alleviate the eurozone crisis

Jun 11, 2012
A closer look at Spain's economy shows its fundamental problems won't be simply solved by the $125 billion bailout.
Posted In: spain, bailout

Ireland votes on EU fiscal discipline treaty

May 31, 2012
Today, Ireland is holding a referendum on whether to ratify Europe's new fiscal discipline pact. A vote against the treaty would challenge German-backed austerity measures.
Posted In: Ireland, euro, bailout, austerity

How much of a problem is Spain's economy?

Apr 30, 2012
Economist Edward Hugh discusses how Spain's economic woes compare to Greece and whether the country is "bailout-able."
Posted In: spain, bailout, Europe debt crisis

How much of a financial bazooka does Europe need?

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.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, bailout

The view of the auto industry, then and now

Feb 23, 2012
The auto industry bailout continues to be a point of controversy among the general population of America, but the view of carmakers has made a bit of a comeback in the last few years.
Posted In: Michigan, Auto, bailout, Gallup

On bailouts, from Greece to Michigan

Feb 21, 2012
As news arrives that Greece will receive a fresh $170 billion from the rest of Europe, we are broadcasting from Michigan this week leading up to that state's primary. On the minds of citizens of Michigan? The big auto bailout of a few years back.
Posted In: bailout, Greece, Michigan, Auto

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