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S&P downgrades European Union's credit rating

Dec 20, 2013
Citing concerns over the massive bailouts in Europe, Standard and Poor has stripped the EU of its AAA rating.
Posted In: European Union, Standard & Poor's, credit rating

Ireland's economy is about to move out of intensive care

Dec 13, 2013
Ireland's bailout comes to an official end on Sunday.
Posted In: Ireland bailout, Ireland, IMF, European Union, European Central Bank

East and West economies clash in Ukrainian protests

Dec 9, 2013
Protests continue in Ukraine over the government's refusal to join the European Union. A look at why the economy is at the heart of it all.
Posted In: ukraine, protests, European Union, Russia, Yanukovych

EU gives big banks $2.3 billion slap over rate rigging

Dec 4, 2013
The European Commission has hit a half dozen big banks, including Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase, with a record $2.3 billion fine for colluding to rig two benchmark lending rates that set the price of money between banks
Posted In: European Commission, European Union, big banks

The economics behind the protests in Ukraine

Dec 2, 2013
The economic choices underlying those protests in Ukraine that are all over the news today.
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, European Union

Croatia joins EU after decade of negotiations

Jul 1, 2013
The EU gets its first new member in six years, but it's something less than a celebration.
Posted In: Croatia, European Union, Europe debt crisis

Latvia wants to join the eurozone. Why?

Jun 5, 2013
Despite the crisis, there are still benefits of being a member of the eurozone club.
Posted In: latvia, Eurozone, European Union, Europe debt crisis

European auto sales up for first time since 2011

May 17, 2013
But that comes with an asterisk.
Posted In: auto sales, Europe, European Union

European probe into oil price-fixing widens to Finland

May 17, 2013
Finland's only oil refiner has now been ensnared into the investigation.
Posted In: big oil, Europe, European Union

Euro zone economies shrink for sixth straight quarter

May 15, 2013
France is in recession, while Germany's economy has expanded.
Posted In: Euro Eurozone, European Union, France, Germany

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