The housing market is on a downward slide in Spain and this could mean more problems for Europe’s vulnerable economy. Paul Solman continues his series examining the continent’s troubled economies. Continue reading
As part of his ongoing reporting on Making Sense for financial news, Paul Solman examines — with some country and western flair — how Greece’s debt woes began and what’s being done to contain the problems from spreading throughout Europe and the world. Continue reading
In other news Wednesday, the European debt crisis escalated as Standard and Poor’s credit rating agency downgraded Spain’s debt, and the Federal Reserve said it will leave interest rates unchanged for the time being. Continue reading
To get a real close look at some of the best paintings housed in Spain’s Prado Museum, you no longer have to trek to Madrid. Google and one of the world’s most famous galleries announced Tuesday they have teamed up to allow people to explore 14 of the Prado’s prized paintings using the search engine’s mapping technology.