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Some economic slowdown in the U.S., gas prices remain stable

Jul 2, 2012
There's news this morning that folks who do the ordering at factories are increasingly wary. The Markit U.S. Purchasing Managers Index was a disappointment, its worst showing since late 2010.
Posted In: manufacturing, Europe, gas

Euro leaders compromise on plans for bailout money

Jun 29, 2012
It appears European leaders have come up with an agreement to ease the debt crisis -- somewhat. And the deal rests on Germany compromising on how bailout money is used.
Posted In: Europe, Germany

Greek election means disaster averted, not resolved

Jun 18, 2012
What does the Greek election mean for the U.S. and have any lessons been learned as a result of the crisis?
Posted In: Europe, Greece, Eurozone

French Socialist Party wins majority in parliament

Jun 18, 2012
Voters in France this weekend gave President Francois Hollande's Socialists a solid majority in the lower house of parliament, complementing their majority in the upper house and thus, complete legislative power in the government.
Posted In: Europe, France, Francois Hollande

Eurozone pub crawl: How Europeans feel about the crisis

Jun 15, 2012
With economists panicking about the future of Europe, we sent reporter Stephen Beard on a five-nation pub crawl to talk to real people about the future of the eurozone.
Posted In: Europe, Euro Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

OECD issues European recession warning

May 22, 2012
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns the eurozone nations of severe recession risk, and calls on the European Central Bank to step in to stem the crisis.
Posted In: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), ECB, Europe, eurobond

France's new president meets Germany's leader

May 15, 2012
New French President Francois Hollande flew to Berlin to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two differ over the eurozone’s best course.
Posted In: Europe, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel, Eurozone

How JPMorgan's loss may affect European banks

May 11, 2012
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard discusses what Europe thinks about JPMorgan's $2 billion blunder and how it might impact how European banks do business.
Posted In: JPMorgan, Europe

Protesters come out for International Workers' Day

May 1, 2012
It's International Workers' Day -- organized by unions and left-leaning political parties across the world. Thousands of protesters are out on the streets in Greece, France and even Russia.
Posted In: Europe, strike, workers

General Electric, McDonald's report earnings

Apr 23, 2012
McDonald's said today its profits were up 7 percent last quarter, thanks to a 9 percent rise in U.S. restaurant sales and a 5 percent boost in Europe. Also General Electric reported an 11 percent drop in profit during the first three months of the year.
Posted In: McDonald's, General Electric, Europe

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