BERLIN, July 14- Germany would benefit from a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union but negotiations need to be held more transparently or no deal will be possible, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was quoted as saying.» Read More
As Goldman Sachs faced investigation and Democrats and Republicans battle over financial regulation in the house it appears hedge funds are thriving despite the threat of more stringent rules.
The bailout of Greece has stirred ferocious debate and fallout in Germany, which has an election shortly.
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-CIO of Pimco, the world’s largest bond investor, said some emerging market economies are doing better than those of developed countries because they had dealt with financial crises years earlier.
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The German language has been "enriched" by a new word that might well make it into international dictionaries: Sich durchmerkeln.
The Dow pulled off an eighth straight week of gains. It was a straight flush this week, with the Dow ending higher in five of five sessions this week, for a total gain of 1.7 percent.
Stocks erased their gains Friday as Microsoft, Travelers and Verizon weighed on the Dow after disappointing investors with their latest results.
U.S. stock index futures turned slightly lower before the open Friday as the Greek Prime Minister requested aid from the International Monetary Fund and European Union.
Portugal and Spain provide as good as an example as The Netherlands. In both countries, the drug is illegal, but you'd never know it based on some quirky technicalities. The general trend is about prevention, not punishment.
The sell-off in oil has intensified as much of Europe is still paralyzed by air travel disruptions caused the the volcanic ash cloud hovering above parts of the continent.
Distortions in the global economy that provided the backdrop to the financial crisis threaten to widen again and upset the world-wide recovery, the European Central Bank has warned.
Greece easily sold a bunch of short term bills Tuesday morning with demand far exceeding the supply. An originally planned sale of 1.2 billion Euros in 6 and 12 month bills was expanded to 1.56 billion Euros. The yields were so high, however, as to be painful.
Big brother and big sister came to the rescue—sort of—and said they would throw in 60 billion of Euros—maybe—if Greece needed it. If they need it?
Over the weekend, the EU and IMF announced a support package for Greece that appeared initially to mollify German constitutional concerns.
The next 24 hours will be critical for Greece and its economy. After news over the weekend that the euro zone put together a rescue package, Athens will now test the markets reaction.
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Scores of Carlsberg workers walked off their jobs in protest Thursday after the Danish brewer tightened laid-back rules on workplace drinking and removed beer coolers from work sites, a company spokesman said.
Attempts to rescue Greece are simply making matters worse and the quicker the crisis comes, the better for the world.
Growing soverign debt speculation has renewed anxiousness about Greece's financial footing as borrowing costs sharply increase.
Today, the Euro came under pressure with after a series of stories have emerged over the last 24 hours on the details for a Greek bailout.