European Union leaders gathering for a crucial summit Thursday face tough choices: come to Greece’s rescue with the first ever bail out of a eurozone state or hold back and see if Greek spending cuts and reforms can avert a default.
02/10/2010 04:57 pm
Stocks rallied in the US and in Europe on Tuesday on expectations of an emergency European Union bailout for Greece. But Greece, with a ballooning national debt, is not out of the woods yet.
02/09/2010 05:19 pm
President Obama met with leaders of both parties Tuesday to move forward one of his key objectives: a bill designed to stimulate job creation. Democrats have said they would like to pass a jobs bill by Feb. 12.
02/09/2010 04:12 pm
Top economists from Moody's and the International Monetary Fund say Asia and Latin America will lead the world's economic recovery in 2010, and the United States will mount comeback, too.
02/08/2010 03:23 pm
After spending much of Friday below 10000, the market recovered lost ground amid positive news about unemployment. But the government-debt crisis in Greece is prompting investors to worry, again, about the health of the financial system.
02/05/2010 05:43 pm
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Have the sovereign debt woes of European nations pushed the Dow back to the nervous days of last spring?
02/04/2010 06:05 pm
More than $1 billion in aid to Haiti has been pledged so far by governments from Guatemala to Greece. The UN and other groups are increasing food distribution by the day.
01/26/2010 01:04 pm
NBC announced Sunday that it is planning to move Jay Leno's talk show to 11:30 p.m. Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon would shift back a half hour – if they accept the deal.
01/10/2010 05:00 pm
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