Greek prime minister says in Europe there is a strong will to do what is necessary to defend the Euro.
Think the debt crisis in Europe is over? Think again.
The dollar fell against the yen and pared back earlier gains against the euro after the Federal Reserve cast a shadow over hopes for a stronger economic recovery.
If you were thinking of taking advantage of this year's rebound in the dollar to book that long overdue trip to Paris, you might want to reconsider.
Investors are considering European stress test results, as stocks remain volatile, worries about a sluggish U.S. economic recovery persist and confidence in the euro zone and nations abroad increases.
Stocks surged Tuesday as investors welcomed Alcoa's better-than-expected profit report and a well-received auction of Greek debt that lifted global markets and strengthened the euro.
The dollar extended declines versus the euro Thursday as investors cheered an upbeat report on employment and became more confident in the health of the euro zone economy.
Is the Europe debt crisis over? The financial markets are behaving as if it is. And it's not just giddiness about the all-Europe final in the World Cup.
The dollar slumped against major currencies Thursday as the euro rallied and U.S. economic data disappointed investors.
Travel on the continent is less expensive than it has been in several years, thanks to the euro's recent 15% plunge against the dollar.
Oil prices continued to slide Tuesday, as demand for risky assets faded and the dollar gained strength against the euro on mounting fears over a global economic slowdown.
The euro's collapse has been spooking financial markets of late, driving down stock prices worldwide from recent highs. But your overseas returns are probably even worse, because when you translate a foreign market's gains or losses back into dollars, you also have to take into account how the local currency is faring against the greenback.
The dollar was little changed against the euro early Friday, but the shared currency was still on track to post its second consecutive weekly gain and is at a three-week high.
Two years ago, Billy's Antiques & Props on East Houston Street in Manhattan caused an international media stir when the proprietor hung a handmade sign that read: "Euros Only."
The euro pared gains against the dollar Thursday, as debt concerns sparked in the previous session abated after Spain held a strong bond auction.
Gold prices hit a record high settlement Thursday, driven by continued anxiety over the economy.
It became fashionable over the past few weeks to proclaim that the euro was on a non-stop collision course with dollar parity. It was obvious that the euro would continue to sink like a stone.
Stocks surged Tuesday, pushing the Dow up over 200 points, as worries about Europe's debt woes hurting U.S. growth eased and the euro rallied.
The dollar continued to decline against the euro, as the shared currency rallied amid fading concerns about Europe's debt crisis and its impact on the global economy.
Treasurys edged lower Monday as upbeat economic data from the euro zone boosted the euro, limiting the demand for safe haven assets.
The dollar turned lower against European currencies Monday after a report showed the euro zone's economy is still growing and increased investors' appetite for riskier assets.
The euro soared almost 1% against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would maintain its liquidity measures, easing some fears of debt crisis in the zone.
(CNN) -- The future of the eurozone seems to be hanging in the balance at the moment, and with it the future of the global financial system.
The euro regained ground against the dollar for the second straight day, after touching new four-year lows earlier in the week.
Fear has taken control of the markets as sovereign debt woes in Europe remain in the spotlight, spurring demand for low-risk investments such as the dollar, gold and U.S. Treasurys.
The euro posted minor gains against the dollar Tuesday, after reaching fresh four-year lows the previous day.
The euro kept falling against the dollar Monday, after plummeting below $1.20 and posting fresh four-year lows late last week.
Stocks slumped Friday after a government report showed employers added fewer jobs than expected last month and the euro plunged to a new 4-year low, reviving worries about the health of the European economy.
Treasurys gained Friday as a disappointing report on employment and a sinking euro revived worries about the health of the global economy.
Just when we all got used to referring to Europe's fiscal crisis with the tidy little acronym of the PIIGS, another European country is angling for admittance into the bad debt club.
The euro fell to a fresh four-year low below $1.20 Friday, as investors cast fresh doubts on the European debt crisis and a global recovery after gloomy economic statements out of Hungary and a disappointing U.S. jobs report.
In the late 1990s, as the European Union touted its grand plan for a single currency, I called Milton Friedman at the Hoover Institution to ask the 20th century's most influential monetarist for his view of how the euro would transform Europe. It was no surprise that the frugal Friedman called me back collect. He always did.
In 2007, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told a German newsweekly that it was "absolutely conceivable that the euro will replace the dollar as the reserve currency, or will be traded as an equally important reserve currency."
The euro has been down so long, maybe there is no place for it to go but up?
Treasury prices fell for a second day on Thursday as stocks soared and the euro firmed.
The euro leaped 1.5% against the dollar Thursday as global stocks rallied, following a recent trend in which the shared currency tends to recoup some losses toward the end of the week.
The euro continued its slide against the dollar Wednesday, but losses were limited as European stocks rallied.
Stocks erased gains by the close Wednesday, with the Dow ending below 10,000 for the first time in three months, as worries about global growth and a slide in the euro overshadowed upbeat economic news.
The euro got no relief Tuesday, continuing its steady slide amid a global stock sell-off as worldwide concerns weighed on the shared currency.
Wall Street's key volatility measure fell Tuesday as stocks, battered by persistent worries about the health of European banks and sustainability of the global economic recovery, pared losses.
Despite the turmoil in the eurozone, there's a bit of a love fest going on across the Atlantic. Estonia has worked hard and behaved well, and it's now time for the little country to adopt the euro. And the euro, right now, just wants to be wanted.
Treasurys rose Monday as stocks ended lower, the euro sank and fears about the global economic recovery persisted.
What a difference a month makes.
The euro recovered from earlier losses Thursday amid speculation that the European Central Bank could intervene in the currency market, following signs the Swiss National Bank is already doing so.
Stocks slumped Tuesday as the euro touched a fresh four-year low versus the dollar, keeping Europe's woes front and center and overshadowing better-than-expected earnings from big U.S. retailers.
Treasurys rallied Tuesday as stocks closed lower, the euro tumbled and investors digested conflicting economic data from the government.
The euro pared fragile gains Tuesday, touching a new 4-year low, amid new concerns about Europe's debt crisis.
Oil prices slipped to a new 7-month low Tuesday as the dollar neared a new four-year high against the euro.
Whether or not Gisele and Jay-Z are still dancing, the euro party looks to be over.
Research fellow Vanessa Rossi explains why the Euro is still in trouble even after promised bailouts.
Treasurys gave up gains late Monday as stocks rebounded and the euro recovered from earlier losses.
The euro pared earlier losses after European stocks staged a turnaround and moved higher.
U.S. stocks erased losses and finished higher Monday after the euro rebounded from a four-year low and gained ground against the dollar, despite lingering worries about Europe's financial crisis.
The euro is falling. Low. Way low. The important questions are: How low will it go? And what does its fall mean to us?
World markets ended mixed Monday, with Asian stocks diving and European indexes paring losses.
Stocks slumped Friday on worries that Europe's economic woes could spread to the United States, while the euro fell to 18-month lows versus the dollar and gold hit fresh records.
The euro fell to an 18-month low against the dollar Friday as investors remain worried about the outlook for economic growth in Europe.
Treasurys extended gains Friday as investors continued to worry about European debt and the global economic recovery.
The gold rally revved up again Friday, nearly hitting a record $1,250 an ounce, before slipping later in the day in volatile trade. Stock market jitters and Europe's debt troubles have sent investors flocking to the precious metal, but why?
Europe's bailout plan for Greece may have calmed market fears about the future of the euro, but there is still uncertainty about the long-term outlook for the struggling currency.
Gold continued its record run Friday, coming to within 30 cents of $1,250 an ounce, amid continuing concerns about the European debt crisis.
Treasurys were mostly higher Thursday as stocks ended lower and the euro declined, boosting the appeal of safe haven bonds.
The dollar turned higher against the euro and pound Thursday, as investors turned back to long-term debt problems in Europe and mulled major budget cuts in several countries.
Gold has risen 40% since the beginning of 2009, and set new record-breaking highs just this week, rising to $1,250 per ounce. Yet it almost goes without saying that plenty of investors have looked at the rally with just one question: when is it all going to end?
Treasurys declined Wednesday as signs of improvement in the euro zone overshadowed solid results from a government auction of 10-year notes.
Treasurys gave up gains on Tuesday amid choppy trading and as investors focused on the week's upcoming auctions.
The euro's plunge against the dollar this year may be bad news for big American companies. And that may not be priced into the market just yet.
Stocks rallied Monday after European officials approved a nearly $1 trillion rescue plan to contain the debt crisis in troubled nations and stabilize the euro.
The dollar tumbled against the euro Monday after European Union officials' approval of a $1 trillion bailout to stabilize the zone's currency and rescue debt-choked Greece.
Treasurys fell on Monday as investors regained confidence in the global economic recovery following the announcement of a $1 trillion European rescue package.
U.S. stock futures soared Monday, positioning Wall Street toward joining a worldwide rally, after European Union officials approved a $900 billion bailout to stabilize the euro and rescue debt-choked Greece.
Gold neared its all-time high on Friday amid ongoing concerns about contagion in the euro zone and as stocks slumped.
The dollar was mixed Friday, unaffected by a strong April jobs report as investors recovered from the wild U.S. market in the previous session.
Take a deep breath. Hold it in. Exhale. Feel better? No? Didn't think so.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday on worries that the global recovery could suffer if Europe's efforts to contain Greece's debt problems don't succeed, and if China's efforts to slow its booming economy go too far.
Now that Greece has finally gotten its bailout, are the days of the strengthening dollar over?
Stocks ended higher Thursday, erasing a steep morning selloff sparked by Greek debt default worries, a spike in the dollar versus the euro and a plunge in commodity prices.
The dollar fell versus the euro Monday after the European Union announced additional steps to aid Greece, but the decline was tempered ahead of corporate financial results.
The dollar gave up earlier gains versus the euro Thursday after the European Central Bank eased market fears that Greece would default on its debt.
The dollar fell against major currencies Monday as the euro continued to strengthen on last week's announcement that European Union leaders will aid debt-stricken Greece if necessary.
Oil prices soared Monday as Europe inched closer to a solution for Greece's debt crisis, sending the dollar down against the euro.
Germany takes a tough stance on offering financial support to Greece. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.
The dollar eased against the euro Friday after European Union leaders announced a plan to aid Greece if the debt-stricken nation needs to be rescued.
The dollar rebounded Thursday following reports that European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet has opposed a plan to aid Greece using support from the International Monetary Fund.
Athens is abuzz with a rumor: Greece might leave the euro zone and adopt a new currency -- a Greek euro, so to speak, something of a cross between a drachma and a euro to be used only internally. Some hungry economists have jokingly given the new money a nickname: the "Gyro."
Oil rose on Monday as the dollar slid and stock market gains nullified earlier fears about interest rate hikes.
Oil fell Friday as fresh worries over Greece's debt crisis pushed the dollar higher against the euro.
The dollar slipped against the euro and the pound Thursday but rose against the yen as investors digested mixed U.S. economic news.
The dollar was mixed against major currencies Wednesday, rising against the yen and pound but giving up gains versus the euro.
CNN's Jim Boulden talks to an Athens public sector worker who says now is not the time for Greek workers to strike.
The Greek crisis has thrown another detour into the euro's march to world currency domination.
Traders and hedge funds have bet nearly $8bn (€5.9bn) against the euro, amassing the biggest ever short position in the single currency on fears of a eurozone debt crisis.
The dollar weakened against the euro Monday, but held firm against other major currencies, as concerns about Greece's fiscal health eased slightly.
Bets against the fiscally unfit are multiplying, and there's no telling where they will stop.
The dollar fell against the Japanese yen Friday, but continued to strengthen versus the euro, as investors shied away from risk amid ongoing concerns about the global economy.
The dollar surged to a 4-month high against the euro Wednesday amid ongoing concerns about the Greek economy and speculation that Chinese monetary officials could move to tighten credit conditions.
The dollar rose against the euro Tuesday amid ongoing concerns about Greece and other troubled European economies.
The U.S. dollar jumped to a two-month high against the euro Friday after surprisingly strong consumer data boosted expectations the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates sooner rather than later.
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