A guide to the Greek elections

Jun 15, 2012
This weekend Greece will hold crucial elections that may determine its future in the eurozone. The results will test global markets and Germany's pro-austerity resolve.
Posted In: Greece, elections, greek bailout, Germany

Germany continues to push austerity and reform

Jun 14, 2012
The Group of 20 top economic powers meets this weekend to discuss the eurozone debt crisis. German leader, Angela Merkel, has cautioned the region on overestimating Germany's capacity to fix the crisis.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, spain

A man walks into a bar... in Germany

Jun 14, 2012
Germany has been the paymaster during the euro crisis, shoring up its weaker neighbors. Do ordinary Germans support this role?
Posted In: Germany, Europe debt crisis, A man walks into a bar

What's up, Europe? Germans care... about soccer

Jun 8, 2012
What's the mood like in Germany right now? It's a case of soccer fever as the European Championships kick off. But are Germans in denial about the eurozone crisis?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, Whats up Europe

Germany feels pressure of euro crisis

Jun 6, 2012
The credit rating agency Moody's downgraded seven German banks today, noting their exposure to Europe's debt problems and slower economic growth.
Posted In: Germany, austerity, Europe debt crisis, Moody's

Europe contemplates centralized authority

Jun 4, 2012
It used to be a pipe dream of some European officials just a year ago. Now, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for a central authority to regulate all the finances of countries that use the euro.
Posted In: eurobond, Germany, Angela Merkel, spain

Euro banking union could reduce Spanish burden

May 30, 2012
The European Commission recommended today that Europe bring its banking system into closer union, so that stronger parts of the EU can help out weaker links without disrupting individual governments.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, spain, Germany, European Commission

Euro leaders to meet at 'informal dinner' to discuss debt crisis

May 23, 2012
In Brussels this evening, leaders from euro zone nations are meeting in a casual setting to discuss and formulate policy solutions to the European debt crisis ahead of a formal summit.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, eurobond, Germany

European banks continue to fear extra withdrawals

May 21, 2012
Europeans are withdrawing extra money from their bank accounts in case the continent's financial crisis deepens and the single currency system falls apart.
Posted In: Germany, Greece, banking

Angela Merkel staying committed to Greece

May 17, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is sending the message that she is committed to keeping Greece in the eurozone. In an interview with CNBC, Merkel says that she is open to stimulus programs. Now, that could be seen as a shift at at a time Greeks are blaming austerity imposed by Europe for their woes.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, austerity