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European leaders must still make drastic changes

Dec 1, 2011
The global stock market rally that sent the Dow up almost 500 points yesterday may be over, but France and Spain are offering some hope this morning that yesterday's coordinated action by central banks to ease credit is working.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Europe debt crisis

ECB actions similar to the Fed's in 2008

Dec 1, 2011
There is an ongoing effort to get the euro back to normal, and the crisis is looking more and more like the sub-prime mortgage crisis here in the U.S.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Europe debt crisis, subprime

Germany could rescue the eurozone, but will it?

Dec 1, 2011
Germany is the only eurozone country rich enough to bail out the euro, but many German voters and politicians feel they have already done enough.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany

Borrowing Europe's debt troubles

Dec 1, 2011
Is the U.S. borrowing trouble with the Federal Reserve's offer to swap dollars for shaky euros?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Federal Reserve

Central banks announce joint plan to avoid credit crunch

Nov 30, 2011
To increase liquidity, the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve are teaming up.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, credit crunch

Throwing money at the problem

Nov 30, 2011
Six central banks, led by the U.S. Federal Reserve, have announced a plan to inject dollars into the life support system keeping European banks alive. The move was meant to restore confidence in the global financial system.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis

Dutch prime minister on the future of the eurozone

Nov 30, 2011
The Netherlands' prime minister Mark Rutte discusses the future of Europe, the eurozone and the global economy.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mark Rutte, Europe debt crisis

Why the central banks stepped in

Nov 30, 2011
The Federal Reserve and other central banks announced today they were teaming up to increase liquidity in the global economy. What does this mean, and will it actually help the European debt crisis?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Federal Reserve

Ben Bernanke in a Humvee: Why the Fed bailed out Europe

Nov 30, 2011
To better understand why central banks around the world today said they would "inject liquidity" into the global markets, you might imagine the global economy as a highway
Posted In: liquidity, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis

Can financial cops help the eurozone?

Nov 30, 2011
The European Union is considering having a set of 'budget police' look over its countries' finances, but it still may not solve all the problems.
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