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Move aside emerging markets, investors are now eyeing Europe

Sep 9, 2013
Investors have been shifting away from emerging markets, but where are they going instead? The answer may be Europe.
Posted In: U.S. investors, Euro zone, ECB, Greece, Germany

EU unemployment hits 12.2%, 'Blockupy' activists protest ECB

May 31, 2013
European unemployment hit a new record high in April. 12.2 percent, or about 20 million people, across the 17 countries that use the euro are out of work.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Unemployment, Eurozone, ECB

European Central Bank cuts interest rate to record low

May 2, 2013
The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.5 percent. But how much stimulus can the ECB really provide?
Posted In: ECB, interest rates, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis

European Central Bank to Cyprus: Now or never

Mar 21, 2013
Cyprus has until Monday to come up with a new bailout package after the parliament rejected the initial plan that called for a controversial tax on the country’s bank deposits.
Posted In: cyprus, ECB, bailout, Europe debt crisis

European Central Bank pressures Cyprus for new bailout deal

Mar 21, 2013
The European Central Bank has given the Cyprus just a few days to come up with a new bailout deal after the Cypriot parliament rejected a controversial tax on bank deposits as part of its original bailout plan.
Posted In: cyprus, ECB, bailout, Europe debt crisis

European leaders agree ECB should supervise big banks

Dec 13, 2012
European finance ministers struck a major new deal over their debt crisis. They agreed that the European Central Bank -- Europe’s equivalent of the Fed -- should take over the supervision of the continent’s biggest banks.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, ECB, Banks

ECB keeps Greek debt secrets under wraps

Nov 30, 2012
The European Central Bank has won a legal battle against Bloomberg News to keep some of the ECB’s internal documents about Greece's debt private.
Posted In: Greece, ECB, bloomberg

ECB to release new euro with an old Greek face

Nov 9, 2012
The European Central Bank says it's going to issue new currency notes next year. The new notes, redesigned to improve security, will feature images from Greek mythology.
Posted In: Greece, ECB, euro

Spain continues bailout waiting game

Oct 18, 2012
For months now, Spain has been bracing itself for a bailout. While the country waits, the government has already made many of the deep budget cuts that typically come with bailouts.
Posted In: spain, ECB, bailout, Europe debt crisis

EU summit to focus on banking union

Oct 18, 2012
European leaders meet in Brussels today for a summit on whether to enact a banking union across the EU and check in on beleaguered Greece.
Posted In: Greece, bailout, ECB

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