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Europe Bailouts

Is the U.S. Becoming the Eurozone?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

One wonders how regional bailouts would play out in today's U.S., with our far more polarized nation. I suspect at the end of the day New York would bail out Texas, but a lot more teeth would be gnashed today than in 1989.

'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...

The Diminishing Returns of Europe's Bailouts

Richard Barrington | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

By extending credit to Spain's banks, Europe helped stave off the immediate threat of a run on those institutions. However, with its 24 percent unemployment rate, Spain has problems that won't be solved by a quick extension of credit.

A Simple Solution for Europe

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

While the EU will not disintegrate like the Soviet Union, all is not well and it's getting worse.

Portugal Decides To Seek European Financial Aid

Posted 06.07.2011 | Business

By Shrikesh Laxmidas and Andrei Khalip LISBON - Portuguese bank stocks rallied on Thursday after the caretaker government requested European financ...