More news
President of the German Constitutional Court Vosskuhle pronounces judgment on euro bailouts at the German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe

Most Important Supreme Court Decision Of 2012: Six Things To Know

The most important court decision of 2012 will take place Wednesday in Germany, when the red-robed justices of the German Constitutional Court hand down a decision for which it is no hyperbole to say it could change the course of history. The Court is expected to rule over whether Germany is barred from contributing to the European Stability Mechanism, Europe's all-purpose bailout fund of which the German state is the major planned benefactor.

Draghi's ECB Announcement - Spain A Stealth Loser, Italy A Silent Winner

While pundits and analysts dissected a myriad angles regarding the ECB's proposal, one lesser-considered issue has been how, following the announcement of the plan Thursday, it increasingly seemed Spain was being given the short end of the stick, while Italy was being favored, by the announcement.
Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange

European Stocks Rise On Greece Optimism

European markets rose Thursday as investors were hopeful ahead of the meetings between the Greek and other euro zone leaders this week to discuss measures to tackle the economic and financial instability affecting Greece.
Trader reacts in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange

European Stocks Fall On Worrying China Data

European markets fell Friday as investor confidence was weighed down following disappointing trade data from China giving further indication that the global economic condition is faltering.


IBT Spotlight

We Help Businesses Find B2B Service Providers They Can Trust.