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President Obama proposes new trade agreement with Europe

Feb 13, 2013
In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama proposed new trade talks with the EU. How are leaders in Europe reacting?
Posted In: State of the Union, Europe, import export

EU data protection law could trigger trade war

Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, data security, Europe, Tech

Europe's slowdown endangers cap-and-trade market

Jan 25, 2013
Europe has the largest market for carbon permits in the world. The idea is, the more a company has to pay for permits to pollute, the greater incentive it has to reduce pollution. But the economic slowdown has greatly reduced the cost of permits.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon credits, Europe

Swiss bank closes after U.S. tax evasion fine

Jan 4, 2013
Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Posted In: Switzerland, Wegelin and Company, Tax evasion, bank, Europe

Europe, post-fiscal cliff

Jan 2, 2013
European stocks scored gains in early trading after the United States reached a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, but will the optimism last?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Europe, Europe debt crisis

Volkswagen beats the odds in Europe

Nov 30, 2012
As other carmakers in Europe struggle for their very survival, VW is flourishing thanks in part to its worldwide appeal.
Posted In: Auto, Europe, Volkswagen

GM looks to close German autoplant

Nov 29, 2012
Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Posted In: Germany, Europe, Auto, GM

Peugeot: Rescued, but constrained by bailout

Nov 28, 2012
Last month, Peugeot secured a $9 billion lifeline from the French government to stay out of bankruptcy. In return, French politicians want the struggling company keep jobs, not cut them.
Posted In: Auto, Europe, peugeot, France, carmakers

European automakers face dark present, uncertain future

Nov 27, 2012
Carmakers in Europe are seeing plunging sales and rising costs -- sound familiar? Will European automakers rebound like their U.S. competitors?
Posted In: Europe, carmakers, Fiat, Auto

European economic outlook grows darker

Nov 7, 2012
The storm clouds are gathering over the European economy. The European Commission says the economy in the European Union will shrink this year and that next year it will only barely grow.
Posted In: Europe, European Union, European Commission

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