Topic: Euro Zone
Rome riots erupted this weekend during a global 'Day of Rage,' a protest denouncing capitalism, inequality and economic crisis. In Rome, protesters torched cars, attacked banks and hurled rocks.
10/17/2011 09:58 am
Stocks in Europe lose some gains after German finance minister cautions on eurozone solution. Stocks are up 11.6 percent over the past nine days.
10/17/2011 09:55 am
Protests in solidarity with 'Occupy Wall Street' occurred in US cities and around the world Saturday, sometimes drawing several thousand marchers. A key reason: Unemployment remains high, three years after a financial crisis in which banks got controversial bailouts.
10/15/2011 06:59 pm
The fight over raising levies on the wealthy, a theme of the 'Occupy Wall Street' protests, is about more than money. It's a clash over fundamental American values.
10/15/2011 02:18 pm
The Dow rose 166 points Friday, to close at 11644, turning positive for 2011. Meanwhile, the S&P had its best week in more than two years.
10/14/2011 07:01 pm
Obama and Romney see trade as the main issue in foreign policy, which helps explain why three free-trade pacts just passed Congress. But trade isn't always a matter of security. Its main purpose is creating wealth and expanding the economic pie.
10/14/2011 02:30 pm
Slovakia's vote against expanding the European bailout fund presents an unwelcome obstacle to solving Europe's debt crisis. It also caused the fall of the tiny country's government.
10/12/2011 11:39 am
Bank debt crisis has reached point where governments need to move decisively, Europe's central banker says. Fears of government defaults have spread to markets and fears about bank debt and funding.
10/11/2011 01:37 pm
Oil prices rebound on positive moves from Europe after dipping to 12-month lows. Lower oil prices had caused US gasoline prices to drop 27 cents in a month.
10/11/2011 10:40 am
Either Europe develops into a political union or it moves backward as a continent of nation-states that have neither political nor economic clout – surpassed by China and other emerging nations.
10/11/2011 10:38 am