Amid a protracted economic crisis, Europeans are unsure they want greater integration -- but rightly concerned about backsliding into the nationalistic divisions that long haunted the continent.
Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison and ordered to repay Société Générale nearly $7 billion in a verdict many see a strong warning to French bankers.
The Paris trial of Jérôme Kerviel, a young futures trader at No. 2 bank Société Générale, got under way this week. Did he make unauthorized trades without his superiors' knowledge?
The financial crisis, war on two fronts, and, above all, the US election make 2008 historic.
Lone trader becomes unlikely 'hero' in world's largest banking loss as roles of villain and victim blur.