Germany

James Bond, Buffett’s Martian, and Europe’s Gold Standard

It might be time to reintroduce the use of gold as collateral for some eurozone debt obligations, a notion that once seemed unstable but may recover. More 

Q4 Economic Outlook: Weakness Everywhere

Except for the achingly slow U.S. housing recovery, it's tough to find any upside -- all around the globe. Central banks are doing all the heavy lifting. More 

Friday Apple Rumors: Crowds Wait as iPhone 5 Hits Stores

People waited in line as the iPhone 5 hit stores today; Apple issues statement calling for patience with iOS 6 Maps app; Samsung wins patent ruling in Germany. More 

Thursday Apple Rumors: Analysts, Consumers Like iPhone 5

Consumers and stock analysts appear to like iPhone 5; there will be three 4G version of iPhone 5; and Apple wins preliminary ban on Motorola sales in Germany. More 

The ECB Has Spoken: Now What?

Mario Draghi has announced the ECB's plans, but that's only the beginning. Some beaten down markets could be set to rally. More 

Greece: The Eurozone’s Problem Child

Plenty of families have that one problem child who taxes emotions, and occasionally the wallet. For the eurozone, that problem child is Greece. More 

Markets Gain Traction on Other People’s Money

The global economy is still in a bit of a confused state but the U.S. markets press on; is everyone waiting to hear about a silver bullet solution? More