Topic: Athens (Greece)
2020 Olympics: Submitting bids to the International Olympic Committee by Friday's deadline were Rome; Madrid; Tokyo; Istanbul; Doha, Qatar; and Baku, Azerbaijan.
09/02/2011 01:09 pm
In business, housing, and many other parts of the economy, 'creative destruction' rules. Destruction is the ugly part. But even in places as hard-hit as Detroit, the creative is now stirring.
08/04/2011 11:19 am
D.B. Cooper, as he has since become known, in 1971 hijacked a plane bound for Seattle, got $200,000 and a parachute in ransom for passengers, then jumped out into a stormy night. D.B. Cooper has never been found. The FBI says it has a new clue.
08/01/2011 02:43 pm
Debt plan compromise is reportedly close, which could give global markets a bounce. A default would add huge stress to already slumping markets.
07/31/2011 02:44 pm
Debt problems in US, Europe don't stop investors from buying up stocks. But analysts warn debt woes remain markets' primary concern.
07/19/2011 12:41 pm
Greece itself may be facing financial turmoil, but sales of Greek-style yogurt are booming in the US. The most popular brand, Chobani, sold about $500 million in yogurt last year.
07/14/2011 01:18 pm
Investors in Europe have set their sights on Italy, speculating that if a Greek bailout isn't approved and Athens defaults on its government debt, Italy is next.
07/12/2011 01:48 pm
The US has much to learn from Europe's debt crisis, but instead, we look the other way
07/11/2011 12:49 pm
Quantitative easing ended on July 1, and so far, the stock market is doing just fine
07/05/2011 05:00 pm
Since last year's flotilla debacle killed nine Turkish activists, Israel has cultivated ties with Greece, offering the debt-ridden country generous military aid.
07/05/2011 10:56 am