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Europeans 'getting their hands dirty' solving debt problem

Dec 5, 2011
News from Europe today shows positive steps towards solving the debt crisis, on the micro and macro level.
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PODCAST: Italian austerity, American spending

Dec 5, 2011
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti unveiled a firm austerity plan for his country. In the wake of a tempestuous month for leadership, we take a look at accountability, both in Europe and at American universities. Allan Sloan explains the payroll tax cuts, and reporter David Gura spotlights the increasing wealth gap.
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Germany, France moot tougher EU budget rules

Dec 5, 2011
Merkel and Sarkozy propose amending the European Union treaty to impose budget discipline on spendthrift countries. Will markets be satisfied?
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

Is it too late for the euro?

Dec 5, 2011
The leaders of Germany and France met today to figure out a strategy to bail out the Euro. Is it too late?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, euro, bailout

Mario Monti unveils austerity plan for Italy

Dec 5, 2011
The new leader of Italy has announced a plan for tax increases and spending cuts to deal with the ongoing debt crisis in the country
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, italy, Mario Monti, austerity

Will European debt crisis sandbag U.S. economy?

Dec 2, 2011
Despite signs the recovery is gaining steam, trouble in the eurozone could sap demand for U.S. exports.
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Angela Merkel calls for strict government spending rules

Dec 2, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel today called for a new legally binding set of rules to control spending in all eurozone countries, with harsh fines for any rule-breakers.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Angela Merkel, euro

Merkel calls euro debt crisis a 'marathon'

Dec 2, 2011
Germany's leader spoke today, calling for stricter regulations across Europe.
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Three big players in euro crisis finally agree

Dec 2, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke today, echoing recent sentiments by the head of the European Central Bank and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Why does the EU want U.S. dollars?

Dec 2, 2011
Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.
Posted In: EU, Eurozone, dollar, Europe debt crisis, European Central Bank

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