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Is 'bailout fatigue' creeping up in Europe?

Oct 2, 2012
Whispers and nameless sources this morning are signaling Spain is preparing to ask the European Central Bank for a sovereign bailout causing bond and equity markets in Europe to zig and zag throughout the day.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis, bailout, Germany

What's up, Europe? Germany affirms bailouts

Sep 12, 2012
A German high court rejected a petition to block Germany's participation in the eurozone rescue fund. What does that mean for Europe going forward?
Posted In: Whats up Europe, Europe debt crisis, Germany

German and French finance ministers meet

Aug 27, 2012
Marketplace's Stephen Beard says September is going to hold some big questions. Will the European Central Bank put together its rescue plan? Will Greece get its next chunk of money to allow it to stay in the euro?
Posted In: euro, Germany, Greece

Growth in the euro economies not horrible, but not good

Aug 14, 2012
The new numbers out on the eurozone weren't as abysmal as expected, but they're not good either.
Posted In: Germany, France, Francois Hollande

Germany and France hold steady, but don't grow much

Aug 14, 2012
Happiness is relative in Europe these days: Investors are cheering news the euro area's top economies did not turn in the abysmal results many had expected. Instead, things are just "garden-variety" bad.
Posted In: Europe, Germany, France

What's up, Europe? Small talk turns to finance in Italy

Jul 24, 2012
A number of Southern Italian cities, including the entire province of Sicily, are on the verge of bankruptcy.
Posted In: Whats up Europe, italy, Germany

Spanish borrowing costs up, German rating may go down

Jul 24, 2012
Spain's borrowing costs are up to 7.5 percent -- the higest since it joined the euro. As a result of the regional crisis, Moody's announced today that it is poised to lower Germany's credit rating to AA.
Posted In: spain, Germany, Europe debt crisis

Germany's strength doesn't protect from Moody's downgrade

Jul 24, 2012
Moody's Investors Service has lowered the outlook for the credit ratings of three of Europe's strongest economies: Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany. It's part of a busy day in Europe that has investors on-edge -- markets there are barely moving.
Posted In: Germany, Moody's, downgrade

Germans and their frugal, saving ways

Jul 20, 2012
Many European economies are begging for Germany to share its wealth with them. Where did the German culture of frugality come from?
Posted In: Germany, frugality, Saving

In Germany, holidays are 'uber alles'

Jul 6, 2012
German's seem to be the responsible, hard working sibling in the European Union, but they know when to relax.
Posted In: summer vacation, work hours, working, Germany, holidays

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