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Lip Service From the ECB

The European Central Bank has gotten itself so gnarled and twisty-tied over the communication of its new “forward guidance” policy that it evidently felt inspired to give lessons in the art of communicating. In a paper titled “Loose Lips Sinking...

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Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen in New York on July 12, 2010

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Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen in New York on July 12, 2010

Today in Euro Crisis History: Vintage Scoop

November 13, 2010 Ireland Urged to Take Aid by European Officials Amid Debt Crisis Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen said he is working with fellow European leaders as his nation’s sovereign debt crisis threatens the stability of European markets. While...

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Photograph by Uli Deck/DPA/Getty Images

Can the EU Get Tough on Its Own Spending?

European Union funds destined for the island of Sicily have been blocked until further notice, Corriere della Sera reported. The suspension of the funds, that are usually destined for economic, structural and social reform projects, comes after controls over how...

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Photograph by Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

How 10M Greeks Vote on Future of 500M Europeans

European newspapers reflect how the attention of the whole region is focused on the Greek general election. In other words, a population of just over 500 million in the European Union is watching with varying degrees of concern as fewer...

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Photograph by Sipa via AP Photo

Greece: Europe’s New Special Economic Zone

Germany’s Angela Merkel is hunting for alternatives to her austerity mantra. She needs a new message after her line was eclipsed by French President Francois Hollande’s election on a push-for-growth agenda. Among the proposals lined up by Merkel’s advisers, Der...

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