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Euro-Zone Shark Still Has Its Appetite

“A shark has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.” Woody Allen’s description of his failing relationship with Annie Hall is as apt when applied to the

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Euro-Zone Shark Still Has Its Appetite

“A shark has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.” Woody Allen’s description of his failing relationship with Annie Hall is as apt when applied to the

Saving the Euro through scaring Germany

Der Spiegel’s leak should make life easier for Angela Merkel. Then again, it might not. The German weekly magazine has published an internal report from the finance ministry in Berlin claiming that a break up of the euro would lead

Saving the Euro through scaring Germany

Der Spiegel’s leak should make life easier for Angela Merkel. Then again, it might not. The German weekly magazine has published an internal report from the finance ministry in Berlin claiming that a break up of the euro would lead

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Euro-Zone Economic Outlook Remains Weak

The European Central Bank might have to take more action to spur growth in the euro zone after data published Friday suggested that German consumers are beginning to feel the strain of the debt crisis and the ECB’s earlier injections

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Euro-Zone Economic Outlook Remains Weak

The European Central Bank might have to take more action to spur growth in the euro zone after data published Friday suggested that German consumers are beginning to feel the strain of the debt crisis and the ECB’s earlier injections

In Europe, Consumption Gap Widens

The euro-zone’s fiscal crisis has widened the gap between household consumption in those countries pursuing austerity programs and those that aren’t, according to figures from the European Union’s official statistics agency. Within the currency area, households in Greece, Ireland, Portugal

In Europe, Consumption Gap Widens

The euro-zone’s fiscal crisis has widened the gap between household consumption in those countries pursuing austerity programs and those that aren’t, according to figures from the European Union’s official statistics agency. Within the currency area, households in Greece, Ireland, Portugal

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Germany Must Make Greece’s Vote Count

Now that Greek voters have done the right thing, it’s Angela Merkel’s turn to tell the German electorate a few home truths about the euro. Sunday’s narrow victory for pro-bailout parties in Greece offers heartening proof that voters can reject comforting

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Germany Must Make Greece’s Vote Count

Now that Greek voters have done the right thing, it’s Angela Merkel’s turn to tell the German electorate a few home truths about the euro. Sunday’s narrow victory for pro-bailout parties in Greece offers heartening proof that voters can reject comforting

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Spain Back in Cross Hairs

The brief afterglow from Greece’s vote Sunday to try to remain in the euro was quickly extinguished by a cascade of bad news out of Spain that again rattled faith in the currency bloc’s ability to support its most troubled

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Spain Back in Cross Hairs

The brief afterglow from Greece’s vote Sunday to try to remain in the euro was quickly extinguished by a cascade of bad news out of Spain that again rattled faith in the currency bloc’s ability to support its most troubled

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Greek Voting Past, Europe Returns to Fiscal Rescue

After Greek elections eased fears that the country’s exit from the euro zone was imminent, attention turned Monday to an even bigger challenge: restoring the economic body to health with Greece still in it. A respite from market pressure early Monday proved

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Greek Voting Past, Europe Returns to Fiscal Rescue

After Greek elections eased fears that the country’s exit from the euro zone was imminent, attention turned Monday to an even bigger challenge: restoring the economic body to health with Greece still in it. A respite from market pressure early Monday proved