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European debt crisis reaches pivotal moment

Nov 28, 2011
Last week marked more bad news for economies across Europe, including Germany. If more countries follow suit this week, the crisis could reach its threshold
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, France, euro

European bailout fund has little force left

Nov 25, 2011
The news from Europe this morning starts with Italy, which had to pay a euro-era record rate to borrow money from the bond market. Meanwhile, Hungary's bonds were downgraded to junk status.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, italy, hungary, bailout

PODCAST: Black Friday strikes again

Nov 25, 2011
More and more mobile devices like iPads are handling our purchases, but the makers of computers and cash registers aren't ready to give up the industry yet. TV sets are among the most discounted items for Black Friday this year. New York City's Grand Central Station is about to become home to Apple's newest store, and we speak to the CEO of Macy's on this year's holiday season.
Posted In: Black Friday, retail sales, syria, Europe debt crisis

Could the euro be on its last legs?

Nov 25, 2011
The economic problems in Europe continue to gain steam, with Italy and Hungary making the latest headlines.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, euro, Europe, contagion

Eurozone leaders meet in France

Nov 24, 2011
Leaders meet in France today to hear the new Italian leader's plan for spending cuts, but the topic of conversation might quickly switch to Germany.
Posted In: eurobond, Germany, Europe debt crisis

Ireland seeks debt relief help from Europe

Nov 24, 2011
Ireland's banks were bailed out last year, but now it says it needs more money from Europe to help cover the costs of that bailout.
Posted In: Ireland, Ireland bailout, Europe debt crisis

PODCAST: The cranberry industry, no Thanksgiving for Europe

Nov 24, 2011
This Thanksgiving, we talk to a big wig in the cranberry industry, the CEO of Ocean Spray. While the U.S. is on holiday, financial troubles in the eurozone march on. And Google wants to light up your home -- with lightbulbs, that is.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, Food, Europe debt crisis

Leaders plan to change E.U. treaties to help solve crisis

Nov 24, 2011
Leaders of France, Italy and Germany are meeting in Strasbourg, and here's the headline: They want to change E.U. treaties so they can better deal with the debt crisis.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, Germany, Europe debt crisis

Angela Merkel: European Central Bank won't change

Nov 24, 2011
European leaders met in France today to try to make headway on the ongoing debt crisis there. German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged from those meetings unmoved.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, nicolas sarkozy, Europe debt crisis

Financial markets unimpressed by EU treaties plan

Nov 24, 2011
Critics say a plan proposed by leaders of Germany, France and Italy to modify European Union treaties won't help with the immediate crisis.
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

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