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Greek PM: All will defend the Euroupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 01:52:00

Greek prime minister says in Europe there is a strong will to do what is necessary to defend the Euro.

CNNMoney: PIIGS roast: Euro debt fears returnupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 13:24:00

Think the debt crisis in Europe is over? Think again.

CNNMoney: Dollar erases gains after Fed grows more pessimisticupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 16:11:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro flies high...for nowupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 13:04:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar recovers after EU stress testsupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 09:38:00

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.

CNNMoney: Stocks rally on Alcoa profit, Greek auctionupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 18:20:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar sinks vs. euro as economic woes easeupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 16:11:00

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.

CNNMoney: These little PIIGS went to marketupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 13:56:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar slumps as economic outlook dimsupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 16:53:00

The dollar slumped against major currencies Thursday as the euro rallied and U.S. economic data disappointed investors.

Money Magazine: Spending smart when the euro is cheapupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 04:46:00

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.

CNNMoney: Oil slides 3% amid economic concernsupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 15:11:00

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.

Money Magazine: The risk of hedging overseas betsupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 16:05:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro holds steadyupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 16:35:00

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.

Once chic, the euro now fashion victimupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 01:59:00

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."

CNNMoney: Euro rises as concern coolsupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 17:58:00

The euro pared gains against the dollar Thursday, as debt concerns sparked in the previous session abated after Spain held a strong bond auction.

CNNMoney: Gold ends at a record highupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 15:07:00

Gold prices hit a record high settlement Thursday, driven by continued anxiety over the economy.

CNNMoney: The euro is still trashupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 13:39:00

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.

CNNMoney: Stocks stage big rallyupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 18:01:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar extends slide against euroupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 16:59:00

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.

CNNMoney: Treasurys fall as euro gainsupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 16:58:00

Treasurys edged lower Monday as upbeat economic data from the euro zone boosted the euro, limiting the demand for safe haven assets.

CNNMoney: Dollar falls against euroupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 10:07:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro leaps vs. dollarupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 12:18:00

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.

Urgent action needed to halt euro crisisupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 08:31:00

(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.

CNNMoney: Euro inching up on the dollarupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 18:08:00

The euro regained ground against the dollar for the second straight day, after touching new four-year lows earlier in the week.

CNNMoney: Silver? The Swiss franc? Fear sends investors to safetyupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 10:04:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro posts small gains after 4-year lowupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 16:12:00

The euro posted minor gains against the dollar Tuesday, after reaching fresh four-year lows the previous day.

CNNMoney: Euro keeps falling below $1.20updated: Mon Jun 07 2010 14:29:00

The euro kept falling against the dollar Monday, after plummeting below $1.20 and posting fresh four-year lows late last week.

CNNMoney: Dow drops 324 points as euro sinksupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 19:19:00

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.

CNNMoney: Treasurys lifted by jobs report, euro zone worriesupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 16:53:00

Treasurys gained Friday as a disappointing report on employment and a sinking euro revived worries about the health of the global economy.

CNNMoney: Markets go on a Hungary strikeupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 16:29:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro plummets below $1.20updated: Fri Jun 04 2010 15:20:00

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.

Fortune: Euro-damage: How the union made Europe's weaklings even weakerupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 06:27:00

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.

Fortune: The euro won't die, but does it have any future?updated: Tue Jun 01 2010 16:12:00

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."

CNNMoney: Is the euro crisis over or just beginning?updated: Tue Jun 01 2010 13:28:00

The euro has been down so long, maybe there is no place for it to go but up?

CNNMoney: Treasurys slip as equities rallyupdated: Thu May 27 2010 18:13:00

Treasury prices fell for a second day on Thursday as stocks soared and the euro firmed.

CNNMoney: Euro soars 1.5% on dollarupdated: Thu May 27 2010 16:17:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro falls, but losses are limitedupdated: Thu May 27 2010 07:45:00

The euro continued its slide against the dollar Wednesday, but losses were limited as European stocks rallied.

CNNMoney: Dow ends below 10,000updated: Wed May 26 2010 17:53:00

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.

CNNMoney: No end in sight for euro's slideupdated: Wed May 26 2010 10:05:00

The euro got no relief Tuesday, continuing its steady slide amid a global stock sell-off as worldwide concerns weighed on the shared currency.

CNNMoney: Fear index eases off 14-month highupdated: Tue May 25 2010 16:09:00

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.

Fortune: Estonia in the euro? Why?updated: Tue May 25 2010 10:44:00

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.

CNNMoney: Treasurys begin week higherupdated: Mon May 24 2010 16:24:00

Treasurys rose Monday as stocks ended lower, the euro sank and fears about the global economic recovery persisted.

CNNMoney: Investor fear is backupdated: Fri May 21 2010 11:05:00

What a difference a month makes.

CNNMoney: Euro rebounds on ECB intervention talkupdated: Thu May 20 2010 14:51:00

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.

CNNMoney: Stocks tumble as euro slumpsupdated: Tue May 18 2010 18:28:00

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.

CNNMoney: Treasurys rally as euro plunges to 4-year lowupdated: Tue May 18 2010 17:16:00

Treasurys rallied Tuesday as stocks closed lower, the euro tumbled and investors digested conflicting economic data from the government.

CNNMoney: Euro falls to new 4-year lowupdated: Tue May 18 2010 15:53:00

The euro pared fragile gains Tuesday, touching a new 4-year low, amid new concerns about Europe's debt crisis.

CNNMoney: Oil slumps to 7-month lowupdated: Tue May 18 2010 15:53:00

Oil prices slipped to a new 7-month low Tuesday as the dollar neared a new four-year high against the euro.

Fortune: How low can the euro go? Very.updated: Tue May 18 2010 14:58:00

Whether or not Gisele and Jay-Z are still dancing, the euro party looks to be over.

Euro continues to struggleupdated: Tue May 18 2010 03:08:00

Research fellow Vanessa Rossi explains why the Euro is still in trouble even after promised bailouts.

CNNMoney: Treasurys give up gains as stocks recoverupdated: Mon May 17 2010 17:16:00

Treasurys gave up gains late Monday as stocks rebounded and the euro recovered from earlier losses.

CNNMoney: Euro falls to four-year lowupdated: Mon May 17 2010 16:58:00

The euro pared earlier losses after European stocks staged a turnaround and moved higher.

CNNMoney: Stocks recover after euro reboundsupdated: Mon May 17 2010 16:43:00

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.

CNNMoney: Why Europe may kill the U.S. recoveryupdated: Mon May 17 2010 16:40:00

The euro is falling. Low. Way low. The important questions are: How low will it go? And what does its fall mean to us?

CNNMoney: World markets end mixed on Europe worriesupdated: Mon May 17 2010 12:54:00

World markets ended mixed Monday, with Asian stocks diving and European indexes paring losses.

CNNMoney: Stocks take a hitupdated: Fri May 14 2010 18:16:00

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.

CNNMoney: Euro falls to 18-month lowupdated: Fri May 14 2010 17:41:00

The euro fell to an 18-month low against the dollar Friday as investors remain worried about the outlook for economic growth in Europe.

CNNMoney: Treasurys continue to climbupdated: Fri May 14 2010 17:34:00

Treasurys extended gains Friday as investors continued to worry about European debt and the global economic recovery.

CNNMoney: Why gold keeps breaking recordsupdated: Fri May 14 2010 13:58:00

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?

CNNMoney: Euro not out of the woods yetupdated: Fri May 14 2010 10:47:00

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.

CNNMoney: Gold continues its record runupdated: Fri May 14 2010 09:57:00

Gold continued its record run Friday, coming to within 30 cents of $1,250 an ounce, amid continuing concerns about the European debt crisis.

CNNMoney: Treasurys edge higher as stocks slumpupdated: Thu May 13 2010 17:48:00

Treasurys were mostly higher Thursday as stocks ended lower and the euro declined, boosting the appeal of safe haven bonds.

CNNMoney: Euro suffers on austerity concernsupdated: Thu May 13 2010 17:07:00

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.

Fortune: Gold rally not going away until bailout money disappearsupdated: Thu May 13 2010 12:31:00

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?

CNNMoney: Treasurys fall as European woes easeupdated: Wed May 12 2010 17:35:00

Treasurys declined Wednesday as signs of improvement in the euro zone overshadowed solid results from a government auction of 10-year notes.

CNNMoney: Treasurys give up gains ahead of auctionsupdated: Tue May 11 2010 17:51:00

Treasurys gave up gains on Tuesday amid choppy trading and as investors focused on the week's upcoming auctions.

CNNMoney: The euro ate my profitsupdated: Tue May 11 2010 14:07:00

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.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Best day in 14 monthsupdated: Mon May 10 2010 18:33:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar slides on Europe bailoutupdated: Mon May 10 2010 16:49:00

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.

CNNMoney: Treasurys fall after European rescue packageupdated: Mon May 10 2010 16:45:00

Treasurys fell on Monday as investors regained confidence in the global economic recovery following the announcement of a $1 trillion European rescue package.

CNNMoney: Stock futures surge on rescue planupdated: Mon May 10 2010 09:16:00

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.

CNNMoney: Gold closes near all-time highupdated: Fri May 07 2010 17:25:00

Gold neared its all-time high on Friday amid ongoing concerns about contagion in the euro zone and as stocks slumped.

CNNMoney: Dollar mixed after jobs reportupdated: Fri May 07 2010 13:42:00

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.

CNNMoney: Poof! Kiss investor confidence goodbyeupdated: Fri May 07 2010 12:05:00

Take a deep breath. Hold it in. Exhale. Feel better? No? Didn't think so.

CNNMoney: Stocks pummeled on debt worriesupdated: Tue May 04 2010 18:07:00

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.

CNNMoney: No Greek tragedy for the mighty dollarupdated: Mon May 03 2010 12:41:00

Now that Greece has finally gotten its bailout, are the days of the strengthening dollar over?

CNNMoney: Stocks make a comebackupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 18:44:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar slips vs. euro on Greek aid planupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 17:14:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar gives up gains as Greece jitters easeupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 17:16:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar softens vs. euro on Greece hopesupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 16:58:00

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.

CNNMoney: Oil prices soar above $82updated: Mon Mar 29 2010 15:08:00

Oil prices soared Monday as Europe inched closer to a solution for Greece's debt crisis, sending the dollar down against the euro.

Germany stands firmupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 19:32:00

Germany takes a tough stance on offering financial support to Greece. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

CNNMoney: Dollar softens on Greece aid agreementupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 18:20:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar rebounds on EU discordupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 17:09:00

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.

Fortune: Will Greece turn from euros to gyros?updated: Tue Mar 23 2010 14:52:00

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."

CNNMoney: Oil creeps above $81updated: Mon Mar 22 2010 15:14:00

Oil rose on Monday as the dollar slid and stock market gains nullified earlier fears about interest rate hikes.

CNNMoney: Oil plunges on Greek debt woesupdated: Fri Mar 19 2010 16:12:00

Oil fell Friday as fresh worries over Greece's debt crisis pushed the dollar higher against the euro.

CNNMoney: Dollar mixed after jobs, trade dataupdated: Thu Mar 11 2010 17:01:00

The dollar slipped against the euro and the pound Thursday but rose against the yen as investors digested mixed U.S. economic news.

CNNMoney: Dollar seesawsupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 16:51:00

The dollar was mixed against major currencies Wednesday, rising against the yen and pound but giving up gains versus the euro.

Worker: 'No time to strike'updated: Thu Feb 25 2010 14:29:00

CNN's Jim Boulden talks to an Athens public sector worker who says now is not the time for Greek workers to strike.

Fortune: The euro's Greek tragedyupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 16:10:00

The Greek crisis has thrown another detour into the euro's march to world currency domination.

Traders make $8B bet against euroupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 21:32:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar slips against the euroupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 12:45:00

The dollar weakened against the euro Monday, but held firm against other major currencies, as concerns about Greece's fiscal health eased slightly.

Fortune: Europe's PIGS don't flyupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 15:31:00

Bets against the fiscally unfit are multiplying, and there's no telling where they will stop.

CNNMoney: Dollar mixed as investors pauseupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 08:14:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar at 4-month high vs. euroupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 10:31:00

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.

CNNMoney: Dollar rises against the euroupdated: Tue Jan 19 2010 07:43:00

The dollar rose against the euro Tuesday amid ongoing concerns about Greece and other troubled European economies.

CNNMoney: Dollar rises to 2-month high on euroupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 16:31:00

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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