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  • Spain's center-right party defeats ruling Socialists in election

     
    Spain's ruling Socialists were ousted from power in elections Sunday. With 90% of the votes counted, the Popular Party had won 186 seats, a majority in the 350-member lower chamber of parliament, assuring that the center-right group will return to power...
  • Monster Mash: Renzo Piano unveils designs for cultural center; South Carolina arts group avoids demise

     
    Renzo Piano unveils designs for cultural center in Greece...
  • Portugal debt cut to junk rating by Moody's on fears another bailout looms

     
    Portugal's government debt was downgraded to junk status Tuesday, another reminder that the European debt crisis is far from over. Moody's Investors Service slashed Portugal's rating to Ba2 from Baa1 and said the outlook remained negative. Any rating...
  • Money market fund cash outflows ease after rising on Europe debt fears

     
    Cash outflows from money market mutual funds slowed this week, suggesting a lessening of investors’ concerns over the funds’ holdings of European bank debt. Overall, a net $9.9 billion came out of the funds in the seven days ended Tuesday,.......
  • Ireland's debt rating cut to junk by Moody's; euro slides

     
    Ireland's debt rating was cut to junk status Tuesday by Moody's Investors Service, dashing financial markets' hopes for a stretch of calm after the latest upheaval in Europe. Moody’s dropped Ireland to Ba1 from Baa3, citing a “growing...
  • European debt fears ease as bond yields pull back

     
    Investors hit the pause button on Europe’s debt crisis Tuesday: Yields on Italian and Spanish government bonds fell after surging the previous six sessions. Traders said the mood was helped by rumors that the European Central Bank was buying bonds.....
  • Bank of America, Morgan Stanley shares hit 2-year lows as Europe adds to banks' woes

     
    U.S. big-bank stocks, already outcasts on Wall Street this year, now are being tainted by Europe's debt woes. The U.S. market’s decline on Monday was led by the financial sector, which tumbled in sympathy with the steep sell-off in many......
  • Italy and Spain rocked by fears of spreading debt 'contagion'

     
    The dismal U.S. jobs report for June is getting most of the attention on Wall Street Friday, but the greater risk to the global economy may be the spreading debt crisis in Europe. The “contagion” that has forced Greece, Ireland......
  • European markets plunge as debt crisis worsens; gold jumps [Updated]

     
    European financial markets crumbled Monday as government bond yields surged again in Spain and Italy, deepening fears that the continent's debt crisis had entered a far more dangerous phase. U.S. stocks also were broadly lower. Gold hit a record high........
  • The ongoing debt-ceiling debate [Most commented]

     
    When it comes to the federal debt, Republicans are more willing to seek their own goal of no tax hikes than they are a solution for the nation, The Times editorial board said Tuesday. Meanwhile, after ignoring the recommendations of......
  • European bond yields soar, stocks plummet on debt fears

     
    Europe’s debt debacle worsened Monday as market yields surged again on government bonds of the continent’s weakest economies. The latest jump in yields triggered another exodus from European stocks, driving many markets to new lows for 2011....