Europe’s Newest Problem: Getting Old

A look across the pond shows a declining working-age population in many of Europe's most important nations -- more bad news for companies who rely on the region. More 

Best Mutual Fund for 2013: Vanguard International Growth

If you have been neglecting foreign stocks in your portfolio, Vanguard International Growth provides a path to foreign exposure for 2013. More 

He’s Ba-ack: What Silvio Berlusconi Means For Italy and the Euro Crisis

Silvio Berlusconi’s party withdrew support for Italy’s technocratic prime minister, Mario Monti, plopping a big distraction in the middle of the eurozone crisis. More 

France a ‘Time Bomb’? Hardly.

While France has its share of economic turbulence, the French bond market begs to differ with The Economist's dour national outlook. More 

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 

Lessons From Europe for an American Abroad

A trip to Italy and England yields insights on Apple, Detroit, U.S. presidential politics and more -- including why the Italian economy is stuck in a rut. More 

Fiat to Bring Alfa Romeo Back to America

Fiat will re-introduce the Alfa Romeo brand to the U.S. market in 2014 with a new two-seat sports car, followed by a U.S.-made sedan. More