| Jun 16, 2015
| 6:23 AM
The European Court of Justice has delivered a ruling strengthening the European Central Bank's hand in intervening in financial markets — backing that could come in handy amid fears Greece will default on its debts and possibly leave the 19-...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Greece insisted Monday it is ready to return to bailout talks "at any moment" after a breakdown in negotiations with creditors pushed the country closer toward bankruptcy and jolted international markets.
As concern over Greece's financial future swelled...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Bond investors like to be cozy, with no thrills or spills.
But that is not what the bond market has delivered lately. In just a few weeks, yields on government bonds have swung dramatically, leaving investors with losses in what typically are the safest...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:43 AM
Europe's economic outlook is finally beginning to brighten a little. But don't expect European Central Bank head Mario Draghi to sound all that excited when he takes the stage Wednesday for his next news conference.
Draghi will sound a little cautious in...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 2:51 PM
You might think one of the strongest unemployment rates in years would be viewed as good news for the stock market.
But with investors used to coddling from the Federal Reserve, the relatively low 5.5 percent unemployment rate released last week, has...
| 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 27, 2015
| 6:30 PM
PARIS -- The European Union can see a ribbon of the light of dawn upon the horizon. Years of trudging through an economic slough of despond, guarded by German warders, have left the states of the European Union's south near to despair. This is true of...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:29 AM
The European Central Bank announced a huge monetary stimulus plan designed to boost the region's sagging economy and fend off the specter of deflation.
At a packed news conference streamed online from the ECB's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:17 PM
In the summer of 2012, with the euro in crisis and the European experiment of unified government seemingly on the brink, the head of the European Central Bank made a now-famous vow.
"The ECB will do whatever it takes to preserve the euro," Mario...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Europe's struggle with economic stagnation is raising questions about whether its prized project — the shared euro currency — can bounce back or even just survive.
Fundamental gaps left at the euro's creation in 1999 are haunting its...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:17 PM
If you've been thinking about taking a European vacation, it's almost time to book those tickets. (Well, as long as you weren't planning on going to Switzerland). That's because the euro is falling so fast against the dollar — down to $1.15 per...