Economy Jun 06

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More Pain in Spain

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,…

Economy Apr 28

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Greek Crisis Spreads as Spain’s Debt is Downgraded

Spain on Wednesday became the third European nation in two days to see its debt rating downgraded, heightening investor angst about a spiraling fiscal crisis on the continent. The ratings agency Standard & Poor's slashed its rating of Spain…

Economy Feb 16

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Greece Faces EU Deadlines on Debt and Swaps

EU finance ministers have given Greece a one month deadline to demonstrate that it is making dramatic cuts to its budget, and just days to provide more information on the country's use of currency swaps to potentially hide…