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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

The difference between Americans and Europeans? We're buying new cars

Jul 16, 2013
At a time when U.S. sales are soaring, Europe saw a drop of almost seven percent in the first half of this year. There is one bright spot: U.K. car sales are up.
Posted In: Auto, cars, tires, United Kingdom, Europe

On Bastille Day, what's to celebrate?

Jul 12, 2013
The French Revolution -- and much of the France we know today -- was born at a time of economic crisis and famine.
Posted In: France, Europe, Europe debt crisis, Unemployment

How will US snooping impact US-EU trade negotiations?

Jul 8, 2013
The U.S. and EU kick off trade talks today, but there may be an unpleasant odor as negotiations begin: European anger over U.S. spying revelations.
Posted In: free trade, Europe

Europe eyes America's June jobs report

Jul 5, 2013
What is designed to give insight into the labor market may also guide future interest rates, since the Federal Reserve will be watching -- and so will Europe.
Posted In: Europe, jobs report, Unemployment

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