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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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Euro Crisis: EU About To Experience An American-Style Credit Crunch

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Q: Isn't this reminiscent of the turbulent fall of 2008? A: Yes. The fear gripping Europe is leading to a rise in short-term lending rates, and tha...

EU Wants To Flood Derivatives Market With Light

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Trichet: Europe's Economy In Deepest Crisis Since World War II

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN — The President of the European Central Bank is quoted as saying that he still sees Europe's economy in its deepest crisis since World Wa...

Volcker

bloomberg.com | Simon Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said he's concerned that the euro area may break up after the Greek fiscal crisis t...

Argentina: Greek Financial Rescue Is Doomed To Fail

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AVELLANEDA, Argentina — Gregorio Lopez has a message for the Greek workers who are protesting deep cuts in salaries and pensions that come with ...

Another Blow To The EU -- Portugal Gets Downgraded

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LISBON, Portugal — Moody's credit rating agency downgraded Portugal's debt on Tuesday, casting fresh doubt on the country's ability to weather i...

European Debt Crisis: EU Plans Closer Spending Scutiny

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — European Union officials urged a crackdown on widespread government overspending, calling Wednesday for much closer economic coordina...

Europe Financial Defense Package: Agreement Reached On Massive Preemptive Bailout

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — A bold $1 trillion rescue by the European Union halted the slide of the euro on Monday and sent markets soaring worldwide in a gambit...

Fed Opens Line Of Credit To Europe

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve late Sunday opened a program to ship U.S. dollars to Europe in a move to head off a broader financial crisis on...

Welcome to the Post-Unipolar World: Great for the U.S. and for the Rest

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The U.S. should not retreat from the world. But by embracing a policy of "constructive disengagement" from some parts of the world, America could help itself and the rest of the world.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

EU CAPS Bank Bonuses: Company Performance To Dictate Bonus Pay

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — European Union lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to cap bankers' short-term cash bonuses from next year, a move that European leade...

Greek Debt Crisis: Fears Intensify That Crisis Will Hit U.S.

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The stock market's slump this week reflects a widespread concern among many economists that the European debt crisis could slow the...

Greek Financial Crisis: It's Not About Greece Any More

New York Times | Peter Boone and Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Greek "rescue" package announced last weekend is dramatic, unprecedented, and far from enough to stabilize the eurozone. The Greek government an...

Spain Could Go The Way Of Greece

nytimes.com | RAPHAEL MINDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Debt Crisis and Threat of Bankruptcy Encourages Europe To Create Greater Economic Reform

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MADRID — In the ashes of Europe's debt crisis, some see the seeds of long-term hope. That's because the threat of bankruptcy is forcing governm...

EU Will NOT Ban Selling Eggs By The Dozen, Despite Reports

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Look away Eurosceptics. Those meddling Brussels bureaucrats have let you down again and are not going to ban the sale of eggs by the dozen. To the d...

European Debt Crisis Looms As Markets React To Greek Debt Woes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN (BY JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press) - Europe's debt crisis flared again Wednesday as Spain saw its credit rating lowered, just as Germany soug...

Fundamental Changes In European Financial Markets

The Baseline Scenario | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most days we can coast along, confident that tomorrow will be much like yesterday. On a very few days we need to look hard at the news headlines, cli...

Greece and the EU

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Danziger

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Does Greece Have a Tea Party?

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

While there have been protests and riots, it is not clear that Greece has the equivalent of a Boston Tea Party. Or, like Bostonians, that Greeks will join with others to fight for independence.

Summers, Geither: Our Agenda For The G-20

wsj.com | TIMOTHY GEITHNER and LAWRENCE SUMMERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This week, President Obama will travel to Toronto for the G-20 Summit. Engagement with the G-20 has been a key component of the administration's strat...