The Greek and Irish debt crises had different origins and need different solutions.
Oil prices move up a day after EU, IMF announce bailout for Ireland.
Ireland is set to host EU and IMF officials Thursday in ongoing talks about a bailout for the debt-stricken nation.
EU ministers continue to worry that Ireland's debt crisis will drag down financial markets. Ireland says its debts are covered until mid-2011.
An Ireland bailout is possible after government bonds tumbled in recent weeks. The country is under pressure to accept a $100 billion bailout that could prove a bitter pill for the former 'Celtic Tiger.'
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By abandoning the gold standard, nations effectively devalued their currencies and began to recover. Today's circumstances are far different.
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, together with France's government, pushed through a tough amendment to EU finance rules today.
At a two-day meeting in Brussels that opened today, Germany is set to make a high-stakes bit to amend the EU's Lisbon Treaty in order to make financial checks permanent.
Britain announced deep and wide-ranging budget cuts today that aim to eliminate its $245 billion deficit over the next five years.