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Italian Debt Crisis

'You Can Cook Tasty Meatballs With Leftover Ground Beef'

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

* 59 pct of Italian families recycle leftovers * Italy wastes food worth 11 billion euros every year By Antonella Cianci...

Italy Makes Dramatic Move As Stocks Plunge

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business

MILAN — Italy's market watchdog on Monday imposed a week-long ban on the short-selling of financial stocks as the Milan index plunged amid fears...

Italy To Cut Health Care Spending, Public Workers

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business

* 2012 cuts worth 4.5 bln euros, rising to 10.5 bln in 2013 * Cuts avoid hike in sales tax until July 2013 * Unions have...

Italian Prime Minister: No Nation Can Fight Debt Crisis Alone

AP | By FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

ROME -- No European nation is strong enough to ride out the continent's debt crisis alone, Italy's new premier insisted Saturday, urging fellow EU mem...

Why the United States Is Not Greece or Italy -- and Shouldn't Act Like It

Robert Creamer | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Robert Creamer

The GOP claims that "our debt has put us on the same path as Greece." To see just how wrong this is, look at the difference in what the U.S. government is paying to borrow money today, and the rates being charged to Greece and Italy.

Italian Senate Approves Economic Reforms, Paving The Way For Leader's Resignation

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

ROME — Under pressure to control its dangerous debt, Italy sped a package of reforms toward approval Friday and prepared to hand its dysfunction...

Catherine New

Small Business Owners Grow Anxious As Italian Crisis Forces Credit Crunch

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The Atlantic Ocean is wide, but maybe not wide enough. On Thursday, markets had a mixed reaction to the deepening economic crisis in Europe. With Silv...

Europe: The Confidence Game That Could Break the Bank

Adam Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

While the trouble with the global economy may seem safely quarantined by the Atlantic Ocean and the boundaries of the European Union, Americans should be on high alert, because things could go from bad to unimaginably bad with one bad economic resolution "over there."

Schuman: Can Sovereign Defaults Tank The Global Economy?

TIME | Michael Schuman | Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

Investors are running for the hills these days, shaken to the core by fears that sovereign defaults will roil global markets and derail the shaky reco...