Who do you trust the most: the European Commission or your national government?
Starting back in August, I began suggesting that we were approaching a Systemic Crisis/ Crash scenario in the markets.
Spanish ministers and European Union officials took turns on Tuesday to deny that the country needed an international bailout, in an effort to soothe the bond market.
Just a few weeks ago the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, looked at Greece and declared "economic spring is in the air".
Oil prices at record levels in euro terms are threatening to rock the euro zone's economy more than might be expected, with those countries least capable of riding out a shock being the worst hit.
European shares hit a 12-week low on Tuesday as fresh concerns about global growth and pressure on some highly indebted euro zone countries hurt cyclical stocks.
Spain has caught the attention of euro crisis observers recently, with borrowing costs rising and the IBEX 35 hitting a three-year low.
It's a landmark day for European sovereign bonds, with Spanish and Italian yields soaring.
European markets tanked today and Italian and Spanish bond yields went crazy, amid renewed panic about Europe.
Today is a very bad day for Europe's weakest markets. Both Italy and Spain are getting taken to the woodshed.
Demonstrators have clashed with police in the Greek capital for a second day following the suicide of an elderly man.
Christoulas active in "I Won't Pay" -- citizens' movement protesting austerity
Struggling with money has proven to be an unbearable burden for a Greek pensioner - who has shot himself dead in a square in central Athens.
The conservative presidential candidate has decided he can't win unless he raises taxes on the financial sector.
A a 77-year-old retired pharmacist shot himself in the head Wednesday in central Athens
European stocks markets surrendered early gains Monday and the euro was lower against the dollar after investors were disappointed having dug deeper into a manufacturing report out of China and data from the euro zone
Bailouts appear to be the medicine du jour prescribed across Europe for debt-stricken nations.
More than half of young Spaniards (over 51%) are out of work, creating a lost generation that has been hardest hit by Spain's economic woes.
Another week, another bout of social unrest in a Euro peripheral nation, if the fourth largest economy in the area (Spain) can even be called that. Yesterday's action saw more than a million people take to the streets...
Today, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) publish their jointly developed European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC).
Internet hackers will face significantly tougher criminal penalties after a new draft resolution was passed in the European Parliament with an overwhelming majority.
At least 58 people have been arrested and nine injured in Spain, as thousands take part in a general strike and rally against recent labor reforms.
The Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ron Paul, will hold a hearing on Tuesday to examine the Federal Reserve’s assistance to the Eurozone and the impact that assistance has on the U.S. monetary system and the doll
This week, my congressional committee will hold a hearing to examine how the Federal Reserve bails out European banks
Through the second half of 2011 there were persistent signs of financial stress in many banks right across Europe – not only in Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Italy, but in France and even Germany too.
Just a few years ago Latvia showed rapid economic growth in the forefront of the EU accession, but the recent economic rollercoaster ride has reduced unjustified expectations to begging for a bailout.
The EU’s “blacklist” contains names of those private persons in Iran whom Brussels would like to apply personal pressure on, in addition to numerous sanctions already burdened on the Islamic republic.
According to the German magazine Der Spiegel, the European Union is the most important weapons exporter to Saudi Arabia.
On Monday night in Brussels the choreography went horribly wrong: Jean Claude Juncker, head of the group of 17 euro zone finance ministers, was snapped strangling his Spanish counterpart.
Several EU states have demanded Athens toughen its lax border controls to stem the tide of illegals pouring into the rest of Europe via Greece.