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Italian debt rating downgraded two levels

Jul 13, 2012
In Europe today, the focus has shifted from Spain to Italy, in the ongoing EU debt crisis. Moody's credit rating agency has downgraded Italian debt to just two levels above junk status.
Posted In: italy, spain, Moody's, Europe debt crisis

Europeans get vacation 'do-over'

Jul 6, 2012
In Europe, high courts have upheld workers' right to reclaim vacation days marred by illness or injury.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, vacation, vacation days, euro, Eurozone

European contraction impacts U.S. exports

Jul 2, 2012
Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Posted In: Jobs, manufacturing, Europe debt crisis, import export

Euro summit ends with two key agreements

Jun 29, 2012
A summit of European leaders has yielded agreement on two key points. First, the EU as a whole will lend directly to banks wherever they get into trouble. Second, there's going to be a new agency to supervise banks across the continent.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Brussels

European leaders reach deal to help banks

Jun 29, 2012
There's a big EU summit going on in Brussels today, and it appears leaders have come up with an agreement that may help ease the debt crisis -- at least somewhat.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, Brussels

European leaders meet in Brussels, weigh options

Jun 28, 2012
EU leaders meet in Brussels today and tomorrow to seek solutions to the continent’s debt crisis, but some observers expect them to achieve little.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union

Cyprus requests eurozone bailout

Jun 26, 2012
The tiny Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus is formally asking for a bailout from Europe. The country says it needs more than $10 billion from its eurozone partners to avoid default.
Posted In: cyprus, Greece, Europe debt crisis, bailout

George Soros predicts an EU armageddon

Jun 26, 2012
The billionaire investor said yesterday there's not a lot of time left for Europe to fix its debt crisis.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, George Soros

Greek economic crisis... Part XXIII

Jun 22, 2012
What effect is the eurozone crisis cycle having on the rest of the world?
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, Heidi N. Moore

What's up, Europe? Irish continue to muddle

Jun 22, 2012
As the Irish keep an eye on Greece and Spain, what news is keeping the Irish upbeat?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Ireland, Whats up Europe

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