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What the S&P downgrades mean for Europe

Jan 16, 2012
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard discusses why the European markets remained pretty steady despite the credit downgrades of several European countries, and why we ought to worry about the Greek debt talks collapsing.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Eurozone, downgrade, Greek debt

ECB lending plan helping Europe so far

Jan 13, 2012
In Italy, the government was easily able to borrow $4 billion to pay for spending over the next three years. And the head of the European Central Bank says it is evidence that the new European bailout is paying off.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Eurozone

Devalue, deflate, inflate or default

Jan 13, 2012
France and Austria get credit ratings downgrades, and Greece weighs its dwindling options.
Posted In: greek bailout, Greece, Europe debt crisis, Euro Eurozone

The mafia is Italy's biggest bank

Jan 11, 2012
It's been making big gains during the European debt crisis.
Posted In: mafia, Europe debt crisis

Alcoa posts first quarterly loss since 2009

Jan 10, 2012
One of the world's largest aluminum producers, Alcoa, announced its first quarterly loss since 2009, blaming problems on the European debt crisis.
Posted In: Alcoa, Earnings, Europe debt crisis

As earnings season begins, fears of euro debt crisis

Jan 10, 2012
Alcoa, a major aluminum producer, kicked off earnings season on a dull note. Will other American companies be affected by the ongoing problems in Europe?
Posted In: Alcoa, Earnings, Europe debt crisis

French, German leaders meet on eurozone future

Jan 9, 2012
Nicholas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel are speaking in Berlin today, trying to hash out the details of a master plan to save the euro. But it appears the leaders are still working on the same old problems.
Posted In: nicolas sarkozy, Europe debt crisis

The German safety deposit box

Jan 9, 2012
In the face of the euro crisis, so many investors are desperate for a safe place to park money, they're paying the German government to hold onto their cash.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, Banks

Merkel and Sarkozy meet to discuss fiscal union

Jan 9, 2012
In Berlin today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Nicolas Sarkozy meet for the first time this new year to talk about European debt, and treaties to allow for more budget control of eurozone nations.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, nicolas sarkozy, Angela Merkel

Debt downgraded, Hungary asks for help

Jan 6, 2012
Hungary is the latest European Union country to head into trouble, but it isn't part of the eurozone.
Posted In: hungary, Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

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