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Euro Zone Debt Crisis

A Different Take on the Euro Zone Debt Crisis: Blame It on the Sun

O'Brien Browne | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
O'Brien Browne

Why, wonder many, do some nations need bailouts while other ones do not? Does the answer lie in culture? Possibly. And the key may be in whether you live in a Red Light or Green Light culture.

Into the Euro Danger Zone

Sean Kay | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Sean Kay

The Irish people merit a direct discussion of how the next stage of the economic crisis will affect the nation. If the logic behind the Irish bailout no longer applies in systemic terms of contagion prevention, then what should the Irish and others do?

China's Slowing Factory Production Fuels Fears Of Global Recession

Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

(Koh Gui Qing) - China's factory sector shrank the most in 32 months in November on signs of domestic economic weakness, a preliminary PMI survey show...

EU May Strike Back Against 'Ill-Thought-Out' Credit Ratings

Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

The European Union's executive may ask for powers to censor credit ratings for countries in crisis, its financial reform chief said on Thursday, descr...

Soros: Three Steps Necessary To Avoid Global Meltdown

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

Policymakers have lost control of the economic crisis and financial markets are forcing the world into a depression, George Soros said on Friday, urgi...

U.S. Consumers Now Less Confident Than At Height Of Global Recession

Posted 09.16.2011 | Business

LONDON (Susan Fenton) - Global consumer confidence fell in the second quarter to its lowest level in a year and a half as an uncertain economic outloo...

IMF Cuts U.S. Growth Forecast, Warns Against 'Playing With Fire'

Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

SAO PAULO (Luciana Lopez) - The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. economic growth on Friday and warned Washington and debt-ridden ...

European Central Bank: 'Strong Vigilance' Needed To Fight Inflation

Posted 08.09.2011 | Business

FRANKFURT (Sakari Suoninen) - The European Central Bank is in "strong vigilance" mode over inflation pressures, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet said...

Client Trust Returns TO UBS's Wealth Management Arm

Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

ZURICH (Emma Thomasson) - UBS looked to put the financial crisis behind it on Tuesday, with money pouring into its core wealth management arm in the f...