Russian troops along Ukraine's eastern border is alarming the interim Ukraine government about a possible invasion. The NYT reports.
Billions of Western dollars in aid to Ukraine will likely end up in the coffers of the Russian government.
ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank has "non-standard monetary policy measures" at the ready to combat deflation.
The possibility that Crimea will join Russia has sparked such nervousness, banks have had to impose withdrawal limits.
Natalie Sauber, consulting analyst at Frost and Sullivan, says that some auto makers are making a comeback, such as Volkswagen, which has a "more aggressive approach" in 2014.
European stocks closed sharply lower on Thursday, continuing a volatile week that has been dominated by concerns over China's growth as well as the crisis in Ukraine.
Brian Hayes, Ireland's deputy finance minister, comments on the country's "very successful" bond auction on Thursday and says investors shouldn't read too much into the negative GDP reading.