By Paul Day (Reuters) Rodolfo Jaramillo looks around his Madrid apartment at the stacked stereo system and a picture of parakeets on the wall, and shrugs. It's been three months since he
BRUSSELS, Oct 1 (Reuters) European Union leaders are looking at what they can do to strengthen the bloc's financial system after they were forced to rescue banks in Britain, Belgium and Germany.
By Richard Cowan (Reuters) Republicans' hopes for only modest losses in November's congressional election appeared to be fading as fears of an economic collapse and panic on Wall Street fuel U.S. voters'
Citi analysts forecast rate reductions The weekend’s events have highlighted European fragility in the financial crisis, note Citigroup analysts. In the UK, the eighth biggest mortgage lender (in terms of mortgage lending
By Lesley Wroughton (Reuters) World leaders recommitted themselves to reducing global poverty, pledging an estimated $16 billion in aid, but France said rich countries were strapped by a spreading crisis in financial
CYPRUS GOURMET With its 354 pages, weighing 850 grams, the October issue of the UK’s “Decanter” magazine (cover modestly saying “The world’s Best Wine Magazine”) strained the resource of my letter box.
Where are the ‘Wise Men’? Perhaps Finance Minister Charilaos Stavrakis is on a roll, proud of the fact that Cyprus seems to have been spared from the financial meltdown that the U.S.
ANALYSIS By Linda Sieg, Reuters New Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is keen to make his mark by crafting a bigger global security role for Tokyo, but a looming election, a faltering
ANALYSIS By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters North Korea is threatening to restore its plutonium-producing nuclear plant because it feels it can win more through brinkmanship than the aid it stands to lose, analysts
By Tim Gaynor (Reuters) When Wall Street crashed in 1929, retiree Helen Haas remembers lining up with her mother at a Chicago bank to withdraw her $50 in savings — and coming