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Angela Merkel formally voted into third term as German chancellor

Dec 17, 2013
Today, the German Parliament confirmed arguably the most powerful leader in Europe for a new term.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, Germany, Europe

What does 74% youth unemployment feel like?

Dec 16, 2013
Italy's prime minister calls youth unemployment his country's "true nightmare."
Posted In: Europe, spain, Greece, European debt crisis

A government shutdown will affect jobs -- and jobs numbers

Sep 30, 2013
We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.
Posted In: government shutdown, budget, Congress, jobs numbers, jobs report, Europe

Europe's recovery outpaces expectations, but France lags behind

Aug 22, 2013
Things may be better in Europe than we thought.
Posted In: Europe, Europe debt crisis, manufacturing

Greece's money problems just won't die

Aug 21, 2013
Germany's finance minister says Greece may need another big bailout.
Posted In: Greece, European debt crisis, Europe, bailout

EU questions aid to Egypt as violence rages

Aug 19, 2013
As violence escalates and criticism grows of Egypt's military-backed regime, European aid to Egypt is now under greater scrutiny.
Posted In: Egypt, Europe, military

Euro zone grows after six quarters of contraction

Aug 14, 2013
It takes two quarters of economic shrinking to be called a recession, but just one quarter of growth to end one.
Posted In: Euro Eurozone, Europe

Speed prompts futures exchange to consider move to U.S.

Aug 6, 2013
The London International Financial Futures Exchange is considering a move to the U.S. That should make transactions marginally faster, but is this a wise move?
Posted In: Europe, automated trading, London

Ford shuts down last UK assembly plant

Jul 26, 2013
After a hundred years of production in the U.K., the U.S. auto giant is closing its last vehicle assembly operation in Britain.
Posted In: Ford, Britain, Auto, Europe, manufacturing

McDonald's earnings: So goes the cheeseburger, so goes the economy?

Jul 22, 2013
McDonald's has released its latest business results, and the numbers are a few Happy Meals short of expectations.
Posted In: McDonald's, Europe

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