Topic: Euro Zone
A Christian Science perspective: The uprisings in various parts of the world point to the need for a more secure foundation for peace and progress.
08/24/2011 09:30 am
Germany has blamed others for the global financial crisis, but German loans funded much of the reckless spending. It must now agree to a common mechanism for Europe to pay its way out of crises. Refusing this responsibility endangers Germany and the entire euro project.
08/23/2011 04:17 pm
European stocks shrug off local debt woes, while traders look forward to Bernanke speech. But European stocks are expected to remain volatile.
08/23/2011 03:46 pm
The general reaction in Europe is guarded optimism as rebels have moved quickly into Tripoli. The UK and France were driving forces behind the NATO intervention in Libya.
08/22/2011 06:39 pm
Once considered a small manageable problem, Europe's debt crisis has grown into a major international crisis. Europe will have to resolve the Greek problem that sparked the crisis.
08/20/2011 09:00 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are pushing for a more economically disciplined and unified eurozone as a way to stem Europe's spiraling debt crises. But it remains to be seen just how much the two leaders can do to reverse the economic damage spreading quickly. Below, the Monitor answers key questions about the debt crisis and the trouble it spells for the eurozone.
08/17/2011 04:01 pm
But investors weren't impressed by the French and German leaders' commitment to greater regional integration. They wanted a bigger bailout fund for the euro, and they didn't get it.
08/16/2011 06:40 pm
At the close, the Dow was down about 76 points, the Nasdaq was down about 31 points, and the S&P 500 was down about 11 points
08/16/2011 05:52 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with French President Nicolas Sarkozy today to coordinate a strategy for coping with Europe's expanding debt crisis.
08/16/2011 11:59 am
Emerging markets, once an engine of German economic growth, couldn't compensate for Germany's slow growth, of 0.1 percent, in the second quarter. Until now, exporting to emerging markets helped Germany, Europe's biggest economy, show strong growth.
08/16/2011 10:26 am