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Merkel 'Very Pleased' With Cyprus Bailout Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2013 | Business

LANGENFELD, Germany, March 25 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she was "very pleased" with the outcome of marathon negotia...

'Even Germany's Resilience Is Not Unlimited'

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN, July 24 (Reuters) - The prospect of Europe's biggest economy losing its cherished AAA credit status has u...

Let's Hear It for the European Union and the Euro

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 09.16.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

For obvious reasons, the financial problems of the eurozone have grabbed all the headlines. But it is important to recall what the European Union really means to Europeans. And why it is that the EU's members have been slowly but steadily ceding sovereignty to Brussels for over 50 years.

Mitigating Merkel's Mischief

Robert Kuttner | Posted 08.31.2012 | World
Robert Kuttner

If Europe continues its steady march to financial depression and collapse of the Euro, no politician will be more to blame than German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

German Leader: 'Greece Now Has A Chance'

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

PRAGUE, March 31 (Reuters) - Greece has gone a long way on the path of reforms and now stands a chance to overcome its debt crisis but still faces m...

Germany's Finance Minister: Efforts To Tackle Greece's Issues 'Could Go Faster'

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

BERLIN — The German and French leaders stressed Monday that boosting economic growth in the 17-nation eurozone is a priority, a recognition that...

Germany's Leader Looking To Speed Up EU Charter Reform

Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking to speed up reform of the European Union treaty and wants all 27 EU member states to...

Merkel Warns 'Affluence' Not A Given, As Germany Approves Euro Fund Boost

Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Thorsten Severin) - Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Europe not to be complacent about its peace and prosperity on Wednesday, as German law...

How The Euro Debt Crisis Could Affect U.S. Banks

Time | STEPHEN GANDEL | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

Depending on how you look at it, U.S. banks could lose as much as $1 trillion dollars if the current money troubles in Europe were to lead to a full b...

Why Wall Street Transactions Should Be Taxed

New York Times | NANCY FOLBRE | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

Most of us pay state and local sales taxes on most things we buy, and most casino gambling is subject to state taxes ranging from up to 6.75 percent i...

Germany Insists On Strict Rules For Struggling Euro Nations

AP | By MELISSA EDDY | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

BERLIN -- As Germany emerged from the destruction of World War II, it rebuilt its economy on a system of strong rules governing virtually every aspect...

Anger Simmers At German Austerity Plan For EU

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS/WARSAW (By George Georgiopoulos and Gabriela Baczynska) - Resentment smoldered among European governments on Monday over a German-instigated d...

'Merkel Factor' Could Decide German Vote

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Angela Merkel was once criticised for looking dowdy and lacking charisma, but now the "Merkel factor" is considered her key asset as she seeks re-elec...

United States of America vs. UBS: A Step Too Far?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Georges Ugeux

There is no winner when fundamental rule of law and customer loyalty are not respected. This will have major ramifications outside of Switzerland and the United States.

Angela Merkel Lingerie Ad Shocks Germany

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The AFP reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears in a lingerie ad wearing nothing more than a purple matching bra and panties set. AFP re...

German History, the Financial Crisis and Democracy in Danger

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

The Germans can provide us with a frightening cautionary example of where we might be headed during this financial crisis. They have been there, they have done that, and it wasn't pretty.