Europe debt crisis


ECB plan may increase risk of Greek eurozone exit

Sep 7, 2012
The plan to buy up bonds from troubled Eurozone economies creates a firewall for nations like Greece and Italy -- expelling Greece may now be less risky.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, Europe debt crisis, Grexit

Draghi levels his big bazooka at eurozone debt

Sep 6, 2012
Making good on earlier promises, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has unveiled a huge bond-buying program aimed at tackling the European debt crisis.
Posted In: Europe, ECB, bonds, Europe debt crisis

Europe's big bond bet and what it means for the U.S.

Sep 5, 2012
Europe will likely announce a big bond-buying program tomorrow. The U.S. Fed will be watching.
Posted In: Fed, QE3, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis, whiteboard

European debt crisis spreads to the private sector

Sep 4, 2012
Companies in some of the weaker eurozone economies are facing much higher borrowing costs, as much as 50 percent higher than for companies in Germany.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, debt

Eurozone awaits news from European Central Bank

Sep 3, 2012
A survey out this morning shows that manufacturing in the eurozone has fallen for the 13th straight month -- not a great start to what will be a big week for the European Debt Crisis. On Thursday, the head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, is expected to tell us what he meant when he said he'll do "whatever it takes" to save the euro.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, ECB, Mario Draghi, Angela Merkel

As eurozone leaders return to work, worries resurface

Aug 29, 2012
Europe's politicians are back at work after long summer vacations, but the economic woes that beset the continent then are now back in the headlines.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis

European Central Bank disappoints investors with non-action

Aug 2, 2012
Investors had been hoping that ECB President Mario Draghi would unveil something big to help solve the European debt crisis. Instead, Draghi offered only vague commitments.
Posted In: ECB, Europe debt crisis, Mario Draghi

Chrysler now rescues its savior: Fiat

Aug 1, 2012
Chrysler's sales surge and buoy Fiat, the company that rescued it. The reversal reflects the relative strength of the U.S. economy over Europe.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Chrysler, Fiat, Auto

ECB head pledges to do 'whatever it takes' to save euro

Jul 26, 2012
What can the European Central Bank really do to help the euro and what obstacles might be in its way?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Central Bank

Troika inspectors meet in Greece for progress report

Jul 24, 2012
The European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the IMF began meetings in Greece today -- they'd like to know what structural reform progress has been made in return for billions in bailout money.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece, IMF