Posts Tagged: Obama

Outfoxed by Club Med German Dominance in Doubt after Summit Defeat

Chancellor Merkel suffered a bruising defeat at last week’s Brussels summit after the leaders of Italy, Spain and France ganged up on her. Europe’s power relations have shifted as a result. It looks like Germany will no longer be calling

Outfoxed by Club Med German Dominance in Doubt after Summit Defeat

Chancellor Merkel suffered a bruising defeat at last week’s Brussels summit after the leaders of Italy, Spain and France ganged up on her. Europe’s power relations have shifted as a result. It looks like Germany will no longer be calling

Byron Wien: I Spoke To The Smartest Man In Europe, And What He Had To Say Was Terrifying

CNBC Byron Wien Blackstone’s Byron Wien is up with a new blog post, wherein he relays a conversation he had with someone he only refers to as The Smartest Man In Europe. Wien doesn’t say who The Smartest Man In Europe is,

Byron Wien: I Spoke To The Smartest Man In Europe, And What He Had To Say Was Terrifying

CNBC Byron Wien Blackstone’s Byron Wien is up with a new blog post, wherein he relays a conversation he had with someone he only refers to as The Smartest Man In Europe. Wien doesn’t say who The Smartest Man In Europe is,

Saving the Euro Europe Under Pressure to Fulfil G-20 Promises

dapd World leaders emerged from the G-20 meeting in Mexico satisfied that Europe is making progress on efforts to save the common currency from collapse. But now the euro zone must come up with a concrete plan. Expectations are high

Saving the Euro Europe Under Pressure to Fulfil G-20 Promises

dapd World leaders emerged from the G-20 meeting in Mexico satisfied that Europe is making progress on efforts to save the common currency from collapse. But now the euro zone must come up with a concrete plan. Expectations are high

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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

Euro Crisis Shifts To Spain As Merkel Faces G-20 Pressure

  Europe’s financial crisis deepened and enveloped Spain, raising pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting of world leaders to shift her stance on measures to shield the global economy. President Barack Obama, who has blamed the crisis for a slowdown

Euro Crisis Shifts To Spain As Merkel Faces G-20 Pressure

  Europe’s financial crisis deepened and enveloped Spain, raising pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting of world leaders to shift her stance on measures to shield the global economy. President Barack Obama, who has blamed the crisis for a slowdown

Merkel Still Waiting for a Thatcher Moment

Who knows what ultimately drove Alexandros to commit suicide by hanging himself in a park in Athens? But clearly financial worries exacerbated by Greece’s economic crisis weighed heavily on the pensioner’s mind. In a farewell note, he set out what

Merkel Still Waiting for a Thatcher Moment

Who knows what ultimately drove Alexandros to commit suicide by hanging himself in a park in Athens? But clearly financial worries exacerbated by Greece’s economic crisis weighed heavily on the pensioner’s mind. In a farewell note, he set out what

Obama Says Europe Must Act As Crisis Puts Drag On U.S. Recovery

  President Barack Obama pressed Europe’s leaders to take “decisive” action to stimulate growth while dealing with debt, saying the euro-zone crisis is putting a serious drag on the U.S. economy. Enlarge image President Barack Obama speaking about pushing Congress to pass

Obama Says Europe Must Act As Crisis Puts Drag On U.S. Recovery

  President Barack Obama pressed Europe’s leaders to take “decisive” action to stimulate growth while dealing with debt, saying the euro-zone crisis is putting a serious drag on the U.S. economy. Enlarge image President Barack Obama speaking about pushing Congress to pass