Topic: International Monetary Fund
As the Greek debt crisis rocks the eurozone, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet downplayed fears that Portugal and Spain would need to be bailed out.
05/07/2010 05:38 pm
The German parliament approved the country's $28 billion contribution to the Greek bailout package on Friday. Chancellor Angela Merkel shifted from initial opposition to paying Greece's debts to concern over economic fallout in the rest of Europe.
05/07/2010 02:46 pm
Investors are wracked by uncertainty. Might Greece still default on its debt? Might Germans pull back financial support? Which country might be next? The questions are unsettling stock prices.
05/06/2010 07:17 pm
As the financial market slip on the debt crisis in Greece, Europe must show it is learning some lessons. Some things have already become clear.
05/06/2010 06:43 pm
Greece protests against the government's tough spending cuts broke out in Athens Thursday, was stocks plunged on Wall Street over concerns about tightening credit markets and declining global demand.
05/06/2010 06:28 pm
Three bank workers, one of them pregnant, were killed in Athens riots when anti-austerity protesters threw Molotov cocktails at an Athens bank Wednesday.
05/05/2010 04:39 pm
Remarkably, candidates in the British election agree on a time frame to cut a record deficit. But, as in the US, they're sketchy on details about deficit cuts.
05/05/2010 01:15 pm
Greece protests intensify as angry protesters attempt to storm parliament.
05/05/2010 12:47 pm
Fears that the Greek debt crisis will spread roiled global stock markets Tuesday. Major US and European indexes fell more than 2 percent.
05/04/2010 08:37 pm
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