July 23, 2012 Traders reacted to word that Europe's debt crisis may be deepening, China's economy may slow and some U.S. companies' earnings may be disappointing.
July 10, 2012 The watchdog group says beatings are becoming all-too-common as some groups take out their frustrations on newcomers. Amnesty International has also recently released a report criticizing Greek police for excessive violence against migrants.
June 29, 2012 If the euro is to survive, the eurozone needs to be more like one country, and less like a bunch of different countries that happen to sit on the same continent.
June 29, 2012 At a summit in Brussels, leaders agreed to steps that were more bold than expected. A key part of the plan: Loans from a bailout fund will go directly to troubled banks in Spain. So the Spanish government won't pile up more debt.
June 26, 2012 Euro notes contain clues that suggest the common currency may not end well.
June 19, 2012 Investors are demanding sharply higher rates. That's adding to the pressure on world leaders to do more to get Europe's financial crisis under control.
June 18, 2012 Every time, there's the possibility of disaster if things don't go well. If things do go well, it means only that the disaster is postponed.
June 18, 2012 Financial markets heaved sighs of relief about Sunday's vote in Greece and then got back to worrying about Europe's financial crisis.
June 15, 2012 Greeks head to the polls on Sunday for elections that could lead to their nation dumping the euro. The ripple effects from that could be severe.
June 12, 2012 "Ooh, Spain! I went to Ibiza on spring break during college."