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Lauren Frayer

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Amid budget crisis, Spaniards still buy Apple

Apr 4, 2012
Spain is suffering the highest unemployment rate in Europe right now and is trying to shrink a major budget deficit. Still, Spanish consumers are buying up pricey Apple products -- and the company is taking notice.

Spain's foreclosure crisis

Sep 16, 2011
In Spain, an average of 300 homes are foreclosed daily. Former home owners not only lose their houses, but they must also continue paying the mortgage for homes they don't own.

Spain's profitable national lottery goes public

Jul 18, 2011
La Loteria is a venerable Spanish institution but it's about to be sold off as the cash-strapped Spanish government seeks to cut its debt.