| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:57 AM
The effects of the euro zone debt crisis has reached into some of the holiest of halls, pushing the Vatican into one of its worst budget deficits in years.
The Holy See on Thursday reported a shortfall of 14.9 million euros, or $18.4 million.
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Welcome to our first live show of the season. Cat is shiny in gold. I won't lie -- I look forward to seeing what she's wearing each week.
Since we're only getting one show a week this season, I was worried we wouldn't get the group numbers we used to...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Stable markets, subdued trading volume and concerns that the U.S. markets are too complex caused net income at NYSE Euronext, owner of the world’s largest stock exchange, to tumble 42% in the third quarter.
The New York-based corporation, which...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The United States can kiss its position as the world’s largest economy goodbye in a few years, as China and India outrun it, according to new projections by OECD.
Over the next five decades, the global balance of economic power will “shift...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:39 AM
On Thursday, Groupon Inc.’s board members will reportedly debate the fate of Andrew Mason, the chief executive of the struggling daily deals site.
But then again, “it would be weird” if they didn’t, he said. “It’s...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:14 AM
That most Gallic of pursuits – drinking lots and lots of wine – doesn’t seem to have quite the appeal for the French that it used to.
The average French adult consumed 57 liters of wine – or about 15 gallons – in 2010,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Let's understand President Obama's strategy in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations. It has nothing to do with economics or real fiscal reform. This is entirely about politics. It's Phase 2 of the 2012 campaign. The election returned him to office. The...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 1:58 PM
The stock market endured its second broad decline in three days, as investors fretted about weak earnings in the U.S. and deepening economic stagnation in Europe.
Companies ranging from Apple Inc. to Bank of America Corp. were battered as investors fled...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years.
At the midpoint of his first term, the Republican political neophyte hasn't shied...
| Jun 21, 2012
Today, I debate the 2012 presidential race with Jeff Berkowitz, a former business litigation lawyer and economics professor who hosts "Public Affairs," a cable interview show that focuses on Illinois politics. From Jeff, to Eric: In your Sunday column,...
| Jul 10, 2012
The head of the Bank of France has asked President François Hollande to enact tougher labor regulations to deal with France's “serious” economic weakness....