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European Financial Stability Facility

Court Rejects Calls To Block Permanent Eurozone Rescue Fund

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

KARLSRUHE, Germany (AP) — Germany's highest court paved the way Wednesday for the creation of Europe's €500 billion ($640 billion) rescue fund for...

Euro 'Is A Bloody Doomsday Machine'

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The unthinkable suddenly looks possible. Bankers, governments and investors are preparing for Greece to stop using the euro as its c...

Bonnie Kavoussi

What Will It Take For Investors To End The Euro Crisis?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

What exactly do investors want from Europe? The question is far from trivial. Without private investors buying up the bonds of troubled European co...

Europe Bailout Fund Chief: 'No Need To Do Anything' About Downgrade

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2012 | Business

By Kevin Lim and Emily Kaiser SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The head of Europe's bailout fund said on Tuesday that Sta...

Germany, France Push For Power To Reject Eurozone Budgets

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

Germany and France stepped up a drive on Monday for intrusive powers to reject national budgets in the euro zone that breach EU rules, as a market...

Euro Zone Bailout Fund Denies It Bought Its Own Bonds To Cover Shortfall

Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's bailout fund said on Sunday that it did not buy its own bonds last week, denying a British newspaper report t...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Europe Struggles To Expand Bailout Fund

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Two weeks after European leaders trumpeted an agreement to expand a bailout fund they said would finally become large enough to prevent major countrie...

Eurozone Debt Crisis: Another Failed Bailout Scheme?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Should we believe that this time, after so many failed attempts also advertised as the real solution, the politicians have finally got it right? I don't think so.

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...

Merkel Fighting For Measures Inadequate To Stop Euro Crisis

New York Times | STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

PARIS — Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, finds herself once again in the politically perilous position of balancing the future of Europe and i...

Geithner Likely To Urge Euro Officials To Boost Bailout Fund's Size

Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS (Ilona Wissenbach) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is likely to urge euro zone finance ministers on Friday to speed up ratification...

Soros Warns Euro Crisis Could Divide Europe

AP/ Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Scroll down for complete HuffPost coverage of Davos. DAVOS, Switzerland — Billionaire financier George Soros warned Wednesday that Europe could...

Time Waits for No Man: How to Secure Financial Stability in 2011

José Viñals | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
José Viñals

In emerging markets, policymakers must act now to avoid future crises. It is important to maintain the appropriate mix of macroeconomic and prudential financial policies to deal with the challenges posed by capital inflows.

Ireland Says It Doesn't Need A Bailout, Despite EU Pressure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Aid would be available for Ireland's banking sector or the state itself, a top European policymaker said on Monday after a report suggested Dublin co...