| May 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The debate over whether Greece should exit from the euro, the common European currency, appears to be coming to a head. Next week, the country faces a deadline to repay the International Monetary Fund. If Greece can't reach a deal with European...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:00 PM
"It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting Greece's Jews to death camps in Poland. Hitler's genocidal accountants forced the Jews to pay their train fare. The bill for 58,585 Jews sent to Auschwitz and other camps exceeded 2 million Reichsmark — over...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Monday editions of the bestselling German tabloid Bild neatly summed up the complicated relationship being played out in talks between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
As Tsipras arrived in Germany, Bild blared...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:49 PM
As tens of thousands of anti-austerity demonstrators poured into the streets of Greece, the new finance minister faced off Wednesday against his Eurozone counterparts in Belgium in a bid to renegotiate the nation's bailout package.
After a six-hour...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:13 PM
A charm offensive by Greece's new leaders appears to have done little so far to persuade the country's skeptical creditors to modify the terms of the hated bailout that has kept its economy afloat since 2010.
Greece's far-left Syriza party was swept...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The Times' editorial Tuesday about Greek voters rebelling against the austerity measures demanded by international authorities led several readers to liken Greece's budget problems to those closer to home.
"The benefits of a democracy in voting to...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The Eurozone's feeble recovery came to an outright halt in the second quarter, the latest in a batch of disappointing global economic indicators that have clouded the prospects for American growth.
Economic output in the 18-nation Euro area stalled in...
| Jan 2, 2015
The start of a new year is a good time to take stock. For those of us in the news business, this suggests stepping back and asking what's important. Here are five economic stories worth watching.
What happens to oil?
Saudi Arabia has helped drive down...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:42 PM
It was easy to make money in stocks and bonds in 2014.
You merely had to ignore the predictions made early in the year about the strength of the U.S. economy, ignore the worries that erupted during the year about everything from Ebola to Europe's near...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia vowed Tuesday to defy both the central government and the country's highest court and proceed with a much-disputed weekend vote on whether to secede from Spain.
Hours earlier, Spain's Constitutional Court ordered...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Investors have been preoccupied with the fear of contagion.
But it's not Ebola, which seems to be less alarming in the U.S. this week as no new patients have surfaced and as investors have been buying the airline and cruise line stocks they dumped at...