European Central Bank
Jul 26, 2012
What can the European Central Bank really do to help the euro and what obstacles might be in its way?
Jun 21, 2012
The U.S. Federal Reserve says it will continue holding interest rates down the rest of the year through its "Operation Twist" -- swapping short-term securities for long-term ones. But the economic crisis is global, and ours is not the only central bank that's worried about stoking economic growth.
Jun 6, 2012
There's been more and more talk of the world economy slowing down. Still, the European Central Bank isn't changing its interest rate, and the Federal Reserve hasn't budged yet.
May 17, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sent a message that she is committed to keeping Greece in the eurozone. At the same time, the European Central Bank is keeping Greek banks on a tight leash, cutting off funding for some.
May 3, 2012
The head of the European Central Bank said today that economic growth has to be central to the plan to get Europe out of its debt crisis
Apr 5, 2012
There are some economic headwinds blowing strong right now. And one of them is coming from Spain where a disappointing bond auction yesterday sent government borrowing costs to a 5 month high and renewed fears about the European Debt Crisis.
Feb 16, 2012
As the U.S. economy improves measurably, Europe slips into crisis mode.
Dec 22, 2011
The European Central Bank yesterday printed $640 billion worth of euros, almost the same amount of money as the TARP program used by the U.S. government during the financial crisis in 2008.
Dec 22, 2011
What looks like a major success now may end up being more of a modest win in the future against the mounting debt crisis in the eurozone.
Dec 21, 2011
As Spain gears up for new leadership, the European Union wants airlines to reduce emissions or pay for permits allowing them to pollute. During the holidays, consumers generate as much as 25 percent more waste from packaging, unused holiday cards and wrapping paper, and other seasonal items. In some Atlanta neighborhoods, houses are selling for under 10,000 -- less than the price of many used cars.