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In Greece, new property tax sparks anger

Feb 17, 2012
The Greek government has introduced a new property tax so that it can increase revenue but many Greeks say it's unfair and unwise.
Posted In: Greek, tax, property tax, Eurozone, European Union

Greece's hard road ahead

Feb 9, 2012
With a $172 billion bailout in place, Greeks' futures are looking austere.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, greek bailout, austerity

Where'd all the volatility go?

Feb 7, 2012
So far this year, just three days have seen the S&P gain or lose more than one percent. So what happened to the markets' roller coaster ride of 2011?
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis, Greece, market volatility

On the agenda at this week's European summit

Jan 30, 2012
Indeed, European leaders are meeting once again to discuss the European Union debt crisis, but there will also be talk of economic growth and job creation.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, Germany

Down to the wire in Athens

Jan 20, 2012
Greece has been furiously working to save maybe $126 billion on what it owes investors on its government bonds.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

Europeans differ on the euro’s desirability

Jan 19, 2012
The euro has much support in beleaguered Greece and Italy, but in Germany -- the eurozone’s strongest economy -- many wonder if it’s worth the cost.
Posted In: euro, Eurozone

Monti's next move, and an assessment of Greece

Jan 17, 2012
Our foreign editor John Buckley's take on the S&P downgrade, European debt crisis and Italy's problem down-under.
Posted In: Europe, Eurozone

Markets not swayed by big eurozone downgrades

Jan 16, 2012
Countries like France and Austria lost their AAA rating in the last Standard & Poor's downgrade -- so why are the markets relatively flat today?
Posted In: stock market, Eurozone

What the S&P downgrades mean for Europe

Jan 16, 2012
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard discusses why the European markets remained pretty steady despite the credit downgrades of several European countries, and why we ought to worry about the Greek debt talks collapsing.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Eurozone, downgrade, Greek debt

ECB lending plan helping Europe so far

Jan 13, 2012
In Italy, the government was easily able to borrow $4 billion to pay for spending over the next three years. And the head of the European Central Bank says it is evidence that the new European bailout is paying off.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Eurozone

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