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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

Spanish town embraces socialism

Jul 4, 2013
Mayor of Spanish town says socialism blunts sharp edges of the country's economic crisis.
Posted In: spain, Europe

EU to U.S.: Stop bugging us

Jul 1, 2013
A multi-billion dollar free trade deal between the U.S. and Europe could be in jeopardy following the latest U.S. spying revelations.
Posted In: surveillance, nsa, PRISM, Europe

Britain's new bank chief takes the helm

Jul 1, 2013
Canadian Mark Carney takes over running the Bank of England today. Carney looks good and has star power, but some wonder whether the current adulation will last.
Posted In: Britain, Bank of England, england, banking, Europe

Is Italy headed for a Greece-style bailout?

Jun 25, 2013
Italy might need a bailout within six months. So warns Italy's second largest bank, MedioBanca, according to Britain's Daily Telegraph.
Posted In: italy, Europe, Europe debt crisis, bailout

How the Fed's big news is playing abroad

Jun 20, 2013
Global markets are down this morning on news that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not continue its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, in the long-term.
Posted In: Japan, Federal Reserve, asia, Europe, Ben Bernanke

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