European Debt Crisis News
Greece Bailout Deal: What It Means for the Country
After nearly 17 hours of negotiations, Greece and its creditors reached a deal today that keeps the nation in the European Union -- avoiding an unprecedented " Grexit ," while paving the way for a third bailout . But the Greek people are not "out of the woods" yet, economists say. It's not clear
Greece's Economy and How It May Affect the US
Greece 's economic crisis contributed to a dip in U.S. stocks today, but Americans may have learned their lesson from their past exposure to the nation. After the Greek people voted "no" for creditors' austerity measure, a " Grexit ," or a Greek exit from the European Union , may or may not happen.
Valentine's Day 'I Love You' Costing More This Year
Morning Money Memo: Do you plan on telling your sweetheart “I Love You” with a sweet treat this weekend? Well, that Valentine’s Day candy fix may cost you a bit more this year. Chocolate makers raised prices as much as 8 percent last year, according...
Jobs, Growth and Housing Look Better in 2014
Morning Money Memo… This may be a happy new year for the US economy with growth accelerating in 2014. A better jobs market, lower unemployment, gains for manufacturers and more improvement for housing are all in the cards. The first Morning Memo of the year...
Hostess Liquidation Plans on Hold
Morning Business Memo: After a federal bankruptcy court judge delayed plans by Hostess Brands to liquidate and sell off its assets, the company and one of its biggest unions will go back to the bargaining table today. Company executives and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers...
2012's Most Compelling International Elections
As voters in the United States have just cooled down from the 2012 election season, contests across the globe are just heating up. From Ukrain's disputed election, to Egypt, which held its first democratic election in centuries, a stream of countries are set for or have held highly contentious and
First Post-Election News Conference
President Obama Faces the Press Amid the Sexual Scandal Surrounding Former CIA Director David Petraeus
Big Sales Drop for Personal Computers
Morning Business Memo: You may be part of this trend. Consumers have been spending a lot more on tablets and smart phones but less on personal computers. The research firm Gartner says PC shipments during the summer quarter fell more than 8 percent compared with...
Police on Alert As Merkel to Visit Greece
German Chancellor Angela Merkel brings her tough-talking advocacy for austerity to ground zero of the European debt crisis Tuesday, and police in Athens are so nervous they are employing as many security measures as they would for a visit by a U.S. president. Police have...