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Regulators try to block NYSE, Deutsche Boerse merger

Jan 11, 2012
European officials are reportedly on the verge of blocking a deal to create the world's biggest stock exchange.
Posted In: NYSE, Europe, regulation

Europe likely to impose oil sanctions on Iran

Jan 5, 2012
European officials are meeting in Brussels today to discuss an oil embargo against Iran in reaction to the country's nuclear program.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, Europe

Market tug of war: The U.S. v. Europe

Jan 4, 2012
Some early concerns about tight European credit markets making it expensive for European banks to raise capital dragged the markets down in the early hours. That was countered a bit by some more trickles of good news about the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Europe, credit

Why Europe matters

Dec 14, 2011
Polls show that Americans are not paying much attention to the debt crisis in Europe.
Posted In: Europe, bank, Wall Street, bank bailout

Britain's prime minister defends snubbing Europe

Dec 12, 2011
British PM David Cameron today told lawmakers in parliament why he didn’t sign on last week to the European Union’s fiscal union plan.
Posted In: Europe, Britain, david cameron

ECB drops interest rates to 1 %

Dec 8, 2011
Economist Adolfo Laurenti discusses the rate cut and the role of the European Central Bank in Europe's future.
Posted In: interest rates, Europe, European Central Bank

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

Samsung appeals European ban

Aug 15, 2011
Well, speaking of patents and technology and lawsuits and devices, let's check in with Europe. That's where Samsung really wants to sell its...
Posted In: apple, EU, Europe, galaxy tab, iPad, samsung, tablets

Microsoft cloud data policy ruffles Europe

Jul 6, 2011
Microsoft confirmed that data on its European servers can be handed over to American investigators because of the Patriot Act. This can be done wi...
Posted In: cloud, EU, Europe, Microsoft

Netherlands goes net neutral, Holland soon follows suit, as do the Dutch

Jun 23, 2011
It seemed to find its way into law by way of Skype, specifically people not wanting to be charged extra by their ISP for using big bandwidth things...
Posted In: EU, Europe, Law, net neutrality, skype

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