December 09, 2013
PARIS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Larry Summers says the global economy is in a period of "secular stagnation."
December 02, 2013
LONDON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- When B-52s start flying to assert U.S. power in the face of Chinese ambition, it is worth recalling what 1914 meant, what it lost and what it launched.
November 25, 2013
PARIS, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Claiming triumph in the Iran talks and swallowing disappointment in Ukraine, the Eurozone has also chosen to duck its financial problems yet again.
November 18, 2013
PARIS, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- France is on the verge of a "social explosion," the country's top regional administrators warned the government in a leaked confidential report.
November 11, 2013
LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Germany cannot continue forever taking money from the rest of Europe without sending something in return.
November 04, 2013
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- As bankers and politicians argued again whether or not to split RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) into a good and a bad bank, a key issue has made few headlines. What governments have given banks with one hand they have taken away with the other.
October 28, 2013
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Like the dog in Sherlock Holmes that failed to bark in the night, the significant event of the latest European summit was what did not happen. It did not concentrate on American bugging of the phones and emails of European leaders.
October 21, 2013
DUSSELDORF, Germany, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Europe's banks and financial officials are all awaiting, in a mix of hope and trepidation, to learn just how the European Central Bank proposes to assess the solvency of Europe's banks.
October 14, 2013
PARIS, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The stunning success of France's anti-immigrant Front National (FN) party in winning a regional election Sunday with 54 percent of the vote reflects a growing frustration with conventional politics across Europe.
October 07, 2013
MADRID, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The Spanish economy, after five terrible years that saw unemployment reach 27 percent, is starting slowly and bumpily to recover. Exports are currently growing at an annual rate of seven percent.
September 30, 2013
ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Italy has rung the bell to launch the next round of the euro crisis.
September 24, 2013
STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The adulation and euphoria surrounding Angela Merkel's re-election success is getting out of hand. The curse of the third term now lies in wait.
September 16, 2013
DUSSELDORF, Germany, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Beneath the apparently smooth path to re-election of Chancellor Angela Merkel, the tectonic plates of German politics are shifting ominously.
September 09, 2013
DUSSELDORF, Germany, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Group of 20 summit should have secured three achievements, which had been thoroughly discussed in advance and which had nothing to do with Syria.
September 03, 2013
PARIS, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Prime Minister David Cameron refuses to show personal humiliation and political castration after his defeat in Parliament regarding military action in Syria.