| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras asked for more time from Berlin on Friday to implement the deep austerity measures required of it under the terms of its financial bailout. German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that Athens stick to its commitments....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:23 AM
A fishing boat packed with Syrian and Iraqi refugees struck rocks and sank off the coast of western Turkey, drowning scores of people, Turkish media reported....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Global Focus: Europe's economic roller coaster slowed to a safe stop Thursday, after the latest white-knuckled plunge toward disaster, when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi vowed to control soaring interest rates that threaten to bankrupt...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:32 AM
With Europe's debt crisis deepening, German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Greece o signal her support for a country where many blame her personally for driving their economy into the ground....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Renewed speculation that the Federal Reserve will take action to stimulate the economy erased an early-morning loss and drove the stock market higher in midday trading Friday.
Stocks turned around after the release of a letter in which Fed chairman Ben...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:37 AM
More than one in 10 people in the euro zone is out of work, including nearly a quarter of Spaniards, pushing the currency bloc’s unemployment rate to a record high 11.1% in May.
Austerity measures and weak demand caused by the region’s long-...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Employers in June planned to cut the fewest number of workers in more than a year as they try to wait out the upcoming election, according to a report Thursday from Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.
The outplacement consultancy found that planned layoffs...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, pledged Thursday that the institution “is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro,” sending financial markets soaring around the world.
The Dow jumped more than 250 points in...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Facebook’s short life so far as a public company continues to be inauspicious, as its stock plunged as much as 17% to a new low of $22.28 in early trading Friday.
Investors are taking out their disappointment on the company after it reported less...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The Eurozone is back in a recession, its first in three years, as gross domestic product for the debt-plagued 17-nation bloc contracted 0.1% in the third quarter from the earlier quarter.
In the second quarter, the currency collective tightened 0.2%,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Fiscal year 2013 saw returns on endowment investments rebound after a dismal 2012 at The College of William & Mary, consistent with a national trend.
According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, a preliminary report from the Commonfund Institute...