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Eurozone Recession

Eurozone Countries Still Struggling As Recession Technically Ends

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe's recession is over, thanks to second-quarter growth in big countries Germany and France and an improvement in some ...

Eurozone's Longest-Ever Recession Comes To An End

AP | By ALAN CLENDENNING and PAN PYLAS | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

MADRID (AP) — Minube, a travel startup on the outskirts of Madrid, is doing something that many Spanish companies haven't thought about for years: I...

Eurozone Recession Now Longest In Currency's History

AP | PAN PYLAS and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business

PARIS -- The eurozone is now in its longest ever recession – a stubborn slump that has surpassed even the calamity that hit the region in the fi...

Europe Just Keeps Getting Worse

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

By Jonathan Cable LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The euro zone recession has deepened in the current quarter after the bloc's private sect...

Recession AGAIN?!

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

* Euro zone GDP falls 0.1 pct in third quarter * France, Germany rise 0.2 but Netherlands, Spain, Italy fall * Belgium ...

'A New Recession'

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

By Jonathan Cable LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Euro zone manufacturing put in its worst performance in the three months to September sinc...

Forget About Those Good Signs In Europe

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Europe appears headed for a deepening economic recession despite a recent easing in market concerns over the three-year debt crisis, a...

Recession 'Taking Hold' In The Eurozone

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

PARIS (AP) — Europe's debt crisis is pushing the 17-country eurozone toward recession and dragging down the global economy, the Organization for Eco...

Not Even Germany Can Escape The Debt Crisis

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business

LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - The euro zone is likely to have slipped back into recession in the current quarter, according to a survey published on We...

Why Not to Worry About Europe

Gene Marks | Posted 10.27.2012 | World
Gene Marks

Instability in Europe's banking system could very well affect many of our own financial institutions. Rising unemployment could cause political instability, a disruption in the flow of goods and yet another reunion of The Spice Girls to distract the populace. Yes, these are grave concerns.

If the Economy Turns Down, Let's Prevent a Second Panic

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business
Deepak Chopra

By any measure, America needs to take better care of its citizens, especially in the face of lost pensions and benefits in the private sector. In this election year, both candidates promise jobs, jobs, jobs, but the real issue is human welfare.

The Jamaicanization of Europe

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 07.29.2012 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Jamaica may seem worlds away from Eurozone countries, which are three or four times richer. But they face a common problem, and they could easily mimic the dismal economic performance that Jamaica has seen over the past 20 years.

There Might Actually Be Some Good News For The Eurozone's Economy

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

PARIS, March 12 (Reuters) - The euro zone is showing tentative signs of improvement, the latest monthly readout from the Organisation for Economic C...

Recession Looking More And More Likely In Eurozone

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business


That's The Sound Of An Economy Shrinking

AP | By PAN PYLAS | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business

LONDON -- The 17-nation eurozone has one foot in recession, according to official figures showing the economy contracted 0.3 percent in the final thre...

Key Joblessness Indicator Gives Reason For Optimism

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON - New claims for unemployment benefits fell by 15,000 last week in the latest sign the labor market was improving and could help the co...

Signs Point To Almost Imminent Europe Recession

AP | By PAN PYLAS | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

LONDON -- Any hopes that the 17-country eurozone will avoid sliding back into recession in the wake of a debt crisis that's shown alarming signs of sp...

Eurozone Economy Sees Paltry Growth As Recession Fears Mount

AP | CARLO PIOVANO and PAN PYLAS | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business

LONDON — Europe appears headed for a recession – if it isn't in one already. Economic growth has all but stopped in Europe, statistics sh...