German Unemployment Rate Holds Steady
January 07 2014 5:21 AM
The unemployment rate in Germany held steady in November, while the number of employed people increased.
Where W. Europe's Seniors Are Looking To Access Affordable Health Care
January 06 2014 12:33 PM
The number of people who reach their 80th birthday will quadruple to almost 400 million by the year 2050,
Swiss Central Bank Gold Strategy Backfired
January 06 2014 10:34 AM
What went wrong and how many billions did the Swiss central bank lose in write-downs on its 1,040 tons of gold reserves?
Euro Zone, UK Data Continue To Suggest Strong Recovery
January 06 2014 5:31 AM
Economies in the euro zone and the UK remained buoyant in December with sharp growths recorded in output and orders, PMI data show.
Inflation Doesn't Rise Enough In Spain, Italy
January 03 2014 5:57 AM
Consumer prices in Spain and Italy rose in December, but the rate of growth remains much below the desired 2 percent target.
PMI Data Hold Out Hope For Europe
January 02 2014 5:56 AM
Data on manufacturing in Europe and the UK showed the region is well on track for a modest recovery, with some exceptions.
Italy Business Climate Index Up, PPI Down
December 30 2013 5:58 AM
Italy's business climate index improved moderately in December, while producer prices continued to drop.
How Quickly Is China's Economy Gaining On The US?
December 27 2013 10:39 AM
While the U.S. eventually will lose its position as the world’s largest economy, this day is now expected to come later than previously forecast.
French PPI In November Rises To 0.5%
December 27 2013 4:17 AM
Producer prices in France rose unexpectedly, mainly due to higher winter tariff on electricity.
Income Inequality Worsening, And Not Just In US
December 24 2013 8:56 AM
With the surge in GDP in China, India, Brazil and Russia, disparity of wealth has taken on a decidedly global tone.
The World According To Goldman Sachs: Map
December 24 2013 8:25 AM
What are Goldman Sachs' favorite investment and economic themes for 2013?
French Economy Q3: Slight Setback
December 24 2013 3:35 AM
The French economy had been in recession before bouncing back to growth in the second quarter of the year.
Italian Consumer Confidence Hits 6-Month Low
December 23 2013 5:38 AM
Italians are glum about the economic situation and their spending power, despite an end to contraction in the country's economy.
German GfK Confidence Index Tops Expectations
December 20 2013 5:48 AM
Confidence among German consumers is improving, aided by a buoyant economic outlook, while producer prices continued to decline.
UK GDP Robust In Q3, But Current Account Deficit Spikes
December 20 2013 5:23 AM
Analysts say economic growth could worsen existing imbalances in the economy as CAD increased three-fold over the previous number.
EU Leaders Tread Uncharted Waters With Ambitious Banking Reform
December 20 2013 4:00 AM
The deal involves the creation of a $75 billion common European fund to tackle ailing banks while avoiding expensive, taxpayer-funded bailouts.
EU Loses S&P AAA Rating
December 20 2013 3:38 AM
Recent rating cuts involving several member countries affected the overall rating of the EU.
Under Bernanke, US Averted Catastrophe, And Inflation Remains Under Control
December 18 2013 4:40 PM
Chairman Bernanke defended his eight-year track record at the Fed in his last press conference.
UK Jobless Rate Falls, But Has The BOE Moved On?
December 18 2013 6:05 AM
The Bank of England said short-term interest rates in the U.K., U.S. and euro zone have diverged more than earlier in the year.
German Business Index Continues To Rise
December 18 2013 5:28 AM
In Germany, the future holds more promise than the present-day situation, the latest data indicates.