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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

European job market struggles more than U.S.

Jan 6, 2012
In Europe, some countries in the north are doing well while in southern countries like Italy and Spain, unemployment is skyrocketing.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Unemployment

European leaders not optimistic for 2012

Jan 2, 2012
Leaders usually like to start the year with optimism, but Angela Merkel and others are finding it hard to see the bright side to the current situation in Europe.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Angela Merkel, euro, Eurozone

The economic horizon for 2012

Dec 30, 2011
What can we expect from the housing, jobs, and European markets in the year ahead?
Posted In: 2012, business, Europe debt crisis

European bond, debt issues wear on

Dec 29, 2011
In Greece, tax collectors are on strike to protest benefit cuts while in Italy, the government was able to borrow $9 billion to help pay for services, but banks willing to lend also demanded a high return.
Posted In: italy, Europe debt crisis, euro

2011 in review: Europe's debt crisis

Dec 29, 2011
The continent has had a dramatic year. The debt crisis seems to be in check right now, but there’s no telling what might happen next year.
Posted In: 2011, Europe debt crisis, euro

As euro turns 10, a look back at its history

Dec 28, 2011
It'll be the euro's 10th anniversary come New Year's Day. What economists predicted back then, and how true it holds now.
Posted In: euro, Europe debt crisis

A poem: O Euro! My Euro!

Dec 27, 2011
With apologies to Walt Whitman, the Wall Street Poet considers the euro in verse, circa 2002 and the present day.
Posted In: euro, Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

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