European Crisis

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Cyprus Bailout Marred by Blunders as Euro Crisis Lessons Go Unlearned – Businessweek

CNBC.com Cyprus Bailout Marred by Blunders as Euro Crisis Lessons Go Unlearned Businessweek Europe’s crisis managers were preoccupied with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s planned referendum on the aid conditions, leading to a precedent-setting threat by Germany and France to boot Greece out of the euro; then came the death throes … Blaming Europe’s Central…

German consumer confidence rises, unemployment remains low despite … – Winnipeg Free Press

German consumer confidence rises, unemployment remains low despite … Winnipeg Free Press BERLIN – Germany’s unemployment rate held steady in April, the Federal Labor Agency reported Tuesday, while a survey showed German consumers’ mood remained robust — two new signs that Europe’s largest economy is continuing to weather the … and more »

Survey: German consumer confidence rises despite European financial crisis – Victoria Times Colonist

Survey: German consumer confidence rises despite European financial crisis Victoria Times Colonist ING economist Carsten Brzeski says Tuesday’s numbers from GfK “confirm that the often written-off German consumers have become an important, though not strong, growth driver.” GfK cautions that consumption may suffer if Europe’s debt crisis worsens.

Italy’s new coalition faces confidence vote – Eurozone crisis live – The Guardian

Livemint Italy’s new coalition faces confidence vote – Eurozone crisis live The Guardian Jörg Asmussen, the German member of the European Central Bank’s governing council, insisted today that the eurozone will survive the current crisis, and emerge from it in a stronger position — with more countries joining it in future. Speaking in … Italy’s…

Crisis-battered Iceland seen halting EU talks – FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 Crisis-battered Iceland seen halting EU talks FRANCE 24 Referendum votes on compensating Britain and The Netherlands for the 2008 crisis in Iceland are counted on April 9, 2011. The European Union’s economic woes most likely helped Iceland’s eurosceptic centre-right opposition oust the leftist government as … Iceland Votes Out Government That Led It…