Interest rates move up to 3.7 percent, up from 2.7 percent a month ago.
12/14/2010 08:01 am
Tackling the $13.8 trillion federal debt isn't a partisan issue. It's a matter of America's future prosperity. Extending Bush-era tax cuts may make economic sense now, but President Obama and Congress must come together and make tough decisions to cut spending and raise revenue.
12/13/2010 02:32 pm
Flamboyant Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is desperately marshaling support ahead of two parliamentary votes that could see him ousted from office Tuesday.
12/13/2010 10:35 am
Spain has slashed government spending amid a stagnant economy and 20 percent unemployment. But investors aren't yet fully convinced that Europe's fifth largest economy is out of the woods.
12/10/2010 01:06 pm
The pressure from weeks of street protests by UK students over university tuition hikes has rattled the government coalition and revealed a movement with a sophisticated command of social-media organizing.
12/09/2010 12:32 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/08
Fears that the debt crisis will spread to a big economy like Spain should compel Europe to come together to meet this challenge.
12/08/2010 03:08 pm
How to fix a Euro sovereign.
12/08/2010 02:47 pm
Korean and Finnish students scored highest in the latest round of PISA tests aimed at assessing reading, math, and science literacy.
12/07/2010 11:45 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/06