New general election on the way in Greece

May 15, 2012
Political parties in Greece have failed to forge a coalition, meaning a new general election is on the way in Greece. Will the country keep to its budget promises that are a condition of the European bailout?
Posted In: Greece, election, Eurozone

France's new president meets Germany's leader

May 15, 2012
New French President Francois Hollande flew to Berlin to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two differ over the eurozone’s best course.
Posted In: Europe, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel, Eurozone

No more wagers on Greek exit

May 10, 2012
As an exodus in the European Union becomes more a sure thing, two of London's largest bookmakers shut down the markets for bets on Greece leaving the E.U. and the existence of the euro in a few years.
Posted In: Greece, bets, gambling, bookmaker, euro, Eurozone

European debt crisis hasn't gone away

Apr 11, 2012
Recent turmoil in global markets is partly due to worries over Europe's debt crisis. Elections scheduled in France and Greece add to the uncertainty.
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

In Greece, new property tax sparks anger

Feb 17, 2012
The Greek government has introduced a new property tax so that it can increase revenue but many Greeks say it's unfair and unwise.
Posted In: Greek, tax, property tax, Eurozone, European Union

Greece's hard road ahead

Feb 9, 2012
With a $172 billion bailout in place, Greeks' futures are looking austere.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, greek bailout, austerity

Where'd all the volatility go?

Feb 7, 2012
So far this year, just three days have seen the S&P gain or lose more than one percent. So what happened to the markets' roller coaster ride of 2011?
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis, Greece, market volatility

On the agenda at this week's European summit

Jan 30, 2012
Indeed, European leaders are meeting once again to discuss the European Union debt crisis, but there will also be talk of economic growth and job creation.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, Germany

Down to the wire in Athens

Jan 20, 2012
Greece has been furiously working to save maybe $126 billion on what it owes investors on its government bonds.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

Europeans differ on the euro’s desirability

Jan 19, 2012
The euro has much support in beleaguered Greece and Italy, but in Germany -- the eurozone’s strongest economy -- many wonder if it’s worth the cost.
Posted In: euro, Eurozone