Spain

  • June 6, 2012    

    People take part in a protest in front of a BBVA bank office in Barcelona. Photo by Josep Lago AFP/Getty Images This week here at Making Sen$e, we’ll be featuring dispatches from Europe’s financial front lines – mainly and plainly, … Continue reading

  • June 6, 2012    

    People take part in a protest in front of a BBVA bank office in Barcelona. Photo by Josep Lago AFP/Getty Images This week here at Making Sen$e, we’ll be featuring dispatches from Europe’s financial front lines – mainly and plainly, … Continue reading

  • May 24, 2012  

    After an inconclusive meeting of European leaders in Brussels ended Wednesday, new data showed a worsening economic contraction throughout the continent. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • May 24, 2012  

    Economic divisions between France and Germany were reinforced Wednesday at a summit on Europe’s debt crisis with austerity, promises of economic growth and a potential euro exit by Greece among the topics of open and vocal debate. Jeffrey Brown and The Economist’s Zanny Minton discuss what’s ahead for the eurozone. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2011  

    In other news Friday, an outpouring of anti-government protesters filled cities across Syria, marking a new challenge for President Bashar al-Assad. The opposition reported as many as 250,000 people turned out in Idlib and Hama. Also, at least nine people were killed in Pakistan when a car bomb exploded in the city of Quetta. Continue reading

  • November 30, 2011  

    Stock markets roared their approval Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve led a global move to head off a new financial panic originating in Europe. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • November 22, 2011    

    Spain’s conservative Popular Party and its leader Mariano Rajoy — the victors in last weekend’s parliamentary elections — now have the difficult job of implementing spending cuts for the sake of Spain’s economy while keeping the public and markets on their side. Continue reading

  • November 21, 2011  

    In other news Monday, a man accused of plotting to bomb New York City police stations and post offices remained in custody. Jose Pimental, who was under surveillance for at least a year, was arrested over the weekend. Also, Spain’s new ruling party came under pressure to spell out its plans to rescue the country’s economy. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a blunt warning to Pakistan’s leadership to boost their anti-terror fight. She made the remarks during a visit to Afghanistan. Also, Basque separatists declared an end to their violent decades-long campaign to gain independence from Spain and France. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2011  

    Stocks in the United States were the last domino to fall in a series of global market sell-offs on Thursday, driven by a barrage of bad economic data, including a rise in new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits. Ray Suarez reports on the latest market woes in the United States and abroad. Continue reading

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