Topic: Euro Zone
After gains early in the day, the session closed lower, with the Dow declining about 19 points
06/07/2011 05:54 pm
The European Union is planning to offer €150 million ($220 million) in aid to European farmers who have suffered huge financial losses since the outbreak in early May of E. coli in northern Germany. The agricultural industry across Europe took a hit when inability to determine the source of the outbreak caused fear of consuming fresh produce. The question now: Is €150 million enough to make up for their losses? Here are the five countries most severely affected by the crisis.
06/07/2011 02:04 pm
The Dow fell about 61 points, with a weak performance by banks and energy
06/06/2011 05:59 pm
Following a dismal performance Wednesday, the Dow fell about 41 points, the S&P 500 dropped about one point, and the Nasdaq gained about four points
06/02/2011 05:57 pm
Stock prices mostly rise on world markets. Germany, France, and several Asian markets see stock prices go up. But markets in US, Britain closed due to holidays.
05/30/2011 08:55 am
Usually more growth begets more inflation. But ironically, fiscal austerity and higher taxes are boosting inflation in Greece, Portugal, Spain, and Italy.
05/29/2011 11:45 pm
Sarkozy, Obama, and the other leaders at the G8 should be evaluating the policies that have brought them to the brink of financial ruin. Unfortunately, their attention will be elsewhere: on Internet regulation, for one thing.
05/25/2011 04:12 pm
Americans and Europeans have bailed out banks, run public deficits, and added to debts. What will it take to restore investor confidence?
05/25/2011 11:55 am
The Dow fell about 25 points, after rising and falling throughout the session. A positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs drove up the price of oil and metals.
05/24/2011 05:34 pm
The Dow fell about 130 points, with rising concern that European debt problems are worsening
05/23/2011 05:42 pm