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Germany's tough role in euro debt crisis

Dec 8, 2011
Critics have been complaining that Germany has grown too dominant in the EU, a sharp turn from previous complaints that the country wasn't doing enough to solve the problem.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany

Euro debt crisis has deep roots

Dec 7, 2011
The troubles in Europe go back much farther than the birth of the euro, all the way to the days of Adolf Hitler.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Adolf Hitler, Germany

Germany could rescue the eurozone, but will it?

Dec 1, 2011
Germany is the only eurozone country rich enough to bail out the euro, but many German voters and politicians feel they have already done enough.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany

European debt crisis reaches pivotal moment

Nov 28, 2011
Last week marked more bad news for economies across Europe, including Germany. If more countries follow suit this week, the crisis could reach its threshold
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, France, euro

Euro leaders could up pressure on Germany

Nov 24, 2011
After yesterday's disastrous bond sale in Germany, leaders meet today in Europe to continue talks on extending the power of the European Central Bank.
Posted In: Germany, eurobond, Angela Merkel, European Central Bank

Eurozone leaders meet in France

Nov 24, 2011
Leaders meet in France today to hear the new Italian leader's plan for spending cuts, but the topic of conversation might quickly switch to Germany.
Posted In: eurobond, Germany, Europe debt crisis

Leaders plan to change E.U. treaties to help solve crisis

Nov 24, 2011
Leaders of France, Italy and Germany are meeting in Strasbourg, and here's the headline: They want to change E.U. treaties so they can better deal with the debt crisis.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, Germany, Europe debt crisis

German bonds auction flop raises alarm

Nov 23, 2011
Muted interest in German 10-year bonds at an auction today raised feared that investors are getting jittery even over the eurozone's strongest economy.
Posted In: Germany, german stock exchange, bonds

The Deutschland downer

Nov 23, 2011
If there was any schadenfreude among Germans about the financial plight of their profligate southern neighbors, today's bond market embarrassment might be Germany's wake-up call.
Posted In: german stock exchange, Germany

Germany reluctant to agree to eurobonds

Nov 23, 2011
The European Union has the same currency, but not the same borrowing process, between the 17 members. Some would like to change that, but Germany is against it.
Posted In: Germany, eurobond

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