Mario Draghi News
Protestor Glitter Bombs European Central Bank President
President Mario Draghi was in the middle of a speech when an activist jumped onto the table and dumped glitter on his head, screaming "end the ECB dictatorship."
Protester Unexpectedly 'Glitter Bombs' European Central Bank President
The European Central Bank 's president was taken by surprise at a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany , today when an activist seemingly came out of nowhere and "glitter bombed" him. President Mario Draghi had just began explaining how smoothly the ECB's stimulus program was going when, suddenly,
Markets Get Boost on China Decision, ECB
Morning Money Memo… Markets worldwide are getting a boost this morning after a slew of positive policy news for investors. China’s central bank cut interest rates overnight for the first time in over two years in an effort to boost slowing growth. European Central Bank...
Election 2012: Obama's Top 8 Post-Election Economic Issues
Now that the anticipation of the presidential election is behind investors' minds, the next hurdle of uncertainty is the fiscal cliff and Europe. Stocks are reaching lows not reached in months. The forecast for the European economy is gloomy, and Americans are anticipating gridlock over impending
Stocks Reach Four-Year High; Good News for Obama?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 closed at four-year highs on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced a plan that may provide some long-term assistance to struggling European markets. The S&P 500 closed up 2 percent to 1,432, its highest since January...
New Bond-Buying Push Aims to End Euro Crisis
The president of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi announced a new program today to make unlimited purchases of government bonds. The policy is a bold attempt to cut the interest rates of distressed nations, and put an end to speculation of a euro currency...
The Global Note: When Draghi Speaks…Terror - and Survival - In The French Alps…The Barcode Gravestone
EUROPE – AND THE WORLD: ALL EYES ON CENTRAL BANK CHIEF -MAN OF THE MOMENT…It’s not often that the world pays this close attention to a European banker – and even if you’ve never heard of Mario Draghi, you may want to pay attention, too....
Can The Euro Be Saved?
Morning Business Memo: The president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, faces a stark question with his widely anticipated bond-buying program. Is it enough to save the euro? Financial markets will decide whether today’s ECB announcement will force down crippling borrowing costs for ...
The Global Note: For U.S., 4 Global Nightmares…No-Fly Plea for Syria…Elephants Slaughtered…In New Zealand, Lost In Translation
THE WORLD, FOUR YEARS LATER… The Democrats descending on Charlotte may not spend much time talking about the rest of the world – but they begin to make the case for a second Obama term, the globe presents a slew of challenges – and dangers...
United Apologizes After More Computer Problems
Morning Business Memo: United Airlines has apologized after its computer reservation system and website failed for more than two hours yesterday. Thousands of passengers were affected by delayed flights. The mess was caused by the latest in a long-standing series of technology problems that ...