Merkel Battles Headwinds at Home Over Greece
Chancellor Merkel of Germany took to the airwaves over the weekend to try to quell ever-louder exitmongering talks among her political colleagues at home as they declared that Greece should depart the eurozone.
ECB Battle: Draghi vs. Weidmann
ECB President Mario Draghi is challenging Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann’s opposition to a plan for the ECB to reenter the bond markets.
Draghi Tested on Euro Crisis
Should ECB President Mario Draghi fail to come up with an effective tactic to quell market fears over the eurozone crisis, it could make the situation worse than ever.
Eurozone Unemployment Sets Record
Unemployment throughout the eurozone hit a record, statistics revealed, with the numbers for many individual nations following suit.
Draghi, With Credibility at Stake, Ups Ante in Debt Fight
ECB President Mario Draghi is upping the ante after saying last week he would do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro.
Draghi’s Dilemma: ‘Whatever it takes’ Could Alienate Fellow ECB Members
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, may have painted himself into a corner with his London speech on Thursday promising to do “whatever it takes” to rescue the euro.
Greece Forms New Government
On Wednesday Greece managed to agree in principle to form a conservative coalition government, with three pro-bailout parties agreeing to cooperate and giving the coalition a majority of 179 seats.
Soros’ Greek Election Prediction Comes to Fruition
With a recent speech delivered in Italy earlier this month, investment mogul George Soros believes that the euro may still continue to survive.
G7 Sets Crisis Conference Call After Soros Warning
G7 leaders planned a conference call Tuesday ahead of a scheduled mid-June summit meeting, after a weekend warning by the billionaire George Soros that Europe had just three months to salvage the euro.
Bundesbank Warns Greece as E.U. Leaders Meet
Germany’s Bundesbank warned Greece on Wednesday that if it failed to carry through with reforms it had previously agreed to, it would jeopardize any further aid funds.