Eurobond: An explainer

Jul 10, 2012
What exactly is a Eurobond and why are so many people interested in having them? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a little help from the three little pigs.
What exactly is a Eurobond and why are so many people interested in having them? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a little help from the three little pigs.
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Angela Merkel renews position against euro bonds

Jun 27, 2012
European leaders come together in Brussels tomorrow to allegedly collaborate on the EU's debt problems. But this morning it's shaping up more like a stand-off -- Germany and Italy, in particular, are staking out opposite ends of some key issues.

If the eurozone were a barbershop quartet

Jun 15, 2012
A singing group and the countries of the eurozone have much more in common than one might think.

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.

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.

OECD issues European recession warning

May 22, 2012
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns the eurozone nations of severe recession risk, and calls on the European Central Bank to step in to stem the crisis.

Markets had European debt drama 'baked in'

Dec 9, 2011
European countries agree to a deal on balanced budgets and debt reduction. A unanimous vote wasn't reached, but the BBC's Andrew Walker says investors already had limited expectations.

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Why the world cares about European bond sales

Nov 28, 2011
The normally prosaic process in which European governments borrow money has become a daily test of their economic health.
Fake 500 euro banknotes are placed by Pole Emploi Strikers on the gates outside the Paris Stock Exchange on Nov. 14, 2011 in Paris, France.
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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.

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.