• June 25, 2012  

    In other news Monday, Wall Street stocks fell due to concerns about Europe’s debt crisis and the instability of Greece’s financial leadership. Also, wildfires continued to displace residents in Colorado, and Florida’s governor declared a state of emergency from Tropical Storm Debby. Continue reading

  • June 19, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon faced more questions from Congress involving the bank’s $2 billion tradition loss. Also, at the G-20 Summit in Mexico, European leaders resisted pressure for immediate action on their debt crisis. Continue reading

  • June 18, 2012  

    World leaders reacted with cautious optimism after the pro-bailout party in Greece won Sunday’s elections. Jeffrey Brown reports on Europe’s new obstacles as it attempts to achieve financial security. Continue reading

  • June 15, 2012  

    Leaders around the world are closely watching this weekend’s elections in Greece, where the outcome could have serious repercussions for the global economy. Judy Woodruff and journalist John Psaropoulos, reporting from Athens, discuss the atmosphere in Greece and what election results might mean for the rest of the world. Continue reading

  • June 13, 2012  

    In other news Wednesday, a wave of 16 car bombings in Iraq killed at least 66 people. More than 200 others were wounded. Also, a tense calm came to western Myanmar as heavy rains dampened five days of sectarian violence. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012  

    After Spain’s economy minister formally asked for aid to bail out the fourth-largest economy in the eurozone, the 17-nation body approved a loan of up to $125 billion. But early optimism was overwhelmed by worries that the bailout might not be enough. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012  

    As Spain secured up to $125 billion from the eurozone to bolster its ailing banks, early optimism was overshadowed by worries that the amount might not be enough. Judy Woodruff discusses the bailout with Douglas Rediker of the New America Foundation and Jacob Kirkegaard of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Continue reading

  • June 8, 2012    

    Bank of Spain in Madrid. Photo by Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images. It’s “Pain in Spain” week here at Making Sen$e. Thus far we’ve featured a two-part dispatch from former New York Times correspondent Ana Westley. Today, her husband takes center stage. … Continue reading

  • June 8, 2012  

    European leaders must stabilize their financial system to create a stronger eurozone, President Obama said Friday, urging them to act on the growing debt crisis. Jeffrey Brown, economist Nariman Behravesh and Drew Greenblatt of Marlin Steel Wire Products discuss how Europe’s economic troubles might affect U.S. economic growth. Continue reading

  • June 8, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news with Judy Woodruff including Europe’s growing debt crisis, President Obama’s comments on the economic health of the American private sector and the takeaways from the Wisconsin recall election. Continue reading