- Notable & Quotable Jun 19, 2013 7:48 pm UTC
Speaking in Berlin on Wednesday, Barack Obama looked and sounded more like a dreary American technocrat than a citizen of the world.
- A Taxing G-8 Summit Jun 18, 2013 9:04 pm UTC
World leaders go after a bigger share of private wealth.
- German Energy Drain Jun 14, 2013 9:35 am UTC
The green-power push is driving business to the low-cost U.S.
- Royal Bank of Shambles Jun 14, 2013 9:32 am UTC
Better for the U.K. government to quit the banking business while it's behind.
- Risky Business Jun 13, 2013 10:03 pm UTC
Clearinghouses warn the EU that they're too big to fail.
- The French Exception Jun 12, 2013 8:00 pm UTC
Paris wants a free-trade carveout for its movie business.
- Europe's Magical Monetary Policy Jun 11, 2013 10:31 pm UTC
Germany's top court hears the case against Draghi's big bet.
- Remembrance of Bookstores Past Jun 6, 2013 2:22 am UTC
The Hollande government puts Amazon in its sights.
- Britain's No-Energy Bill Jun 4, 2013 8:00 am UTC
The Cameron government puts 'decarbonization' above growth.
- Burn the Forests, Save the Planet? Jun 3, 2013 8:37 pm UTC
In the long run, we're all biomass.
- Stockholm Syndrome May 28, 2013 12:27 am UTC
Even the most generous welfare state does not always breed gratitude among its captives.
- Palestinian Peace Message May 23, 2013 9:43 am UTC
A Palestinian leader makes a promise.
- Hollande's World May 22, 2013 4:23 am UTC
Tax harmonization and green energy won't save Europe.
- Cyprus and Its Auditors May 21, 2013 3:41 am UTC
The next big European bank to need rescuing probably won't be home to dodgy Russian funds.
- A Taxing Culture May 15, 2013 1:19 am UTC
France's cultural levies enter the age of Web entertainment.
- Europe's Green Central Planning May 12, 2013 10:59 pm UTC
State intervention to protect one industry begets intervention to protect another.
- Spain and Taxes May 5, 2013 10:05 pm UTC
Madrid's attempts to take a bigger chunk from a shrinking pie aren't working out too well.
- Greek Austerity, at Last May 1, 2013 9:27 am UTC
Three years into the crisis, Athens finally cuts government staff.
- Italy's First Coalition Apr 30, 2013 9:45 pm UTC
A marriage held together by the threat of divorce isn't likely to be happy or long-lasting.
- Europe Is Warming to Depositor Bail-In Apr 26, 2013 2:43 am UTC
Clearer ex-ante rules make another chaotic bank rescue less likely.
- The Financial Tax Backlash Apr 25, 2013 10:06 pm UTC
The U.K. and U.S. challenge Europe's latest revenue grab.
- Europe's Austerity Fable Apr 24, 2013 10:06 pm UTC
The Continent still won't debate genuine pro-growth policies.
- Quitting Mali Too Soon Apr 23, 2013 10:05 pm UTC
An abrupt French and Chadian drawdown could leave the country defenseless against al Qaeda.
- Italy's Old Guard Apr 22, 2013 9:24 pm UTC
Fresh political faces will make little difference if they don't come with fresh thinking.
- Floored by Carbon Apr 19, 2013 10:56 am UTC
Lower permit prices will hurt the British economy.
- Hollande and the 'Gauche Caviar' Apr 17, 2013 10:56 pm UTC
Full disclosure, from France's not-quite-working-class heroes.
- Brussels Searches for a Monopolist Apr 16, 2013 3:16 am UTC
A settlement won't be the end of the story for Google and the European Commission.
- Europe's Hotel California Apr 11, 2013 7:35 pm UTC
Rescue programs are proving more easily entered than exited.
- In Thatcher's Shadow Apr 10, 2013 9:40 pm UTC
The Iron Lady could teach today's Tories a few things.
- Portugal's Constitutional Challenge Apr 9, 2013 10:32 pm UTC
The government has bigger problems than where the next bailout check is coming from.
- Draghi's Post-Bailout Europe Apr 5, 2013 3:37 am UTC
The ECB chief stands up against taxpayer-funded bank rescues.
- The 75% Tax Is Back Apr 2, 2013 4:20 am UTC
French President François Hollande doesn't quit easy.
- Cyprus's Audit Whitewash Mar 31, 2013 8:43 pm UTC
You don't go to the same doctor for a checkup unless you want the same answer.
- Hollande Tries 66% Mar 27, 2013 12:47 am UTC
The French government's legal advisers offer a new threshold for 'confiscatory' taxation.
- Spanish Mortgage Misery Mar 22, 2013 1:26 am UTC
The sooner Spain works through its bad loans, the sooner it can recover.
- Another Osborne Folly Mar 21, 2013 8:52 pm UTC
The Chancellor hopes to refloat the British economy on a tide of cheap money.
- A Royal Charter for the Press Mar 21, 2013 8:52 pm UTC
A new regulator will inevitably mean greater political sway over the media.
- Honors for a Terrorist Mar 20, 2013 1:23 am UTC
A Paris suburb sends a message of 'peace' to the Mideast.
- The Cyprus Bailout Mar 18, 2013 10:52 pm UTC
Europe rescues Russian depositors at the expense of small savers.
- Germany's New French Left Mar 14, 2013 5:10 pm UTC
The Social Democrats take a page from the Hollande economic policy playbook.
- The Michelin Model Mar 10, 2013 9:00 pm UTC
The tire giant illustrates how to do business in France.
- Hungary's Monetary Politics Mar 5, 2013 11:26 pm UTC
Viktor Orban expands his influence over the central bank.
- The Anti-Bonus Army Mar 5, 2013 6:37 pm UTC
Banker regulation as revenge.
- Mind Your Swiss Business Mar 1, 2013 12:21 am UTC
What's so good about one-size-fits-all corporate governance?
- Elections, Euro-Zone Style Feb 28, 2013 5:12 am UTC
There are no angels available to govern, even in Brussels.
- 'How Stupid Do You Think We Are?' Feb 21, 2013 10:41 pm UTC
An American CEO speaks the blunt truth to the French state.
- Europe's Least Essential Bailout Feb 21, 2013 4:47 pm UTC
Cyprus is an ideal testing ground for forcing losses on all bank creditors.
- Another Crackdown on Google Feb 20, 2013 10:38 pm UTC
EU regulators are still working to 'protect' Web users—whether they want it or not.
- Ireland's Bondage Feb 8, 2013 1:07 am UTC
The ECB still hasn't acknowledged its role in increasing Ireland's bank-debt burden.
- Carney Stays Flexible Feb 8, 2013 1:07 am UTC
The incoming BoE Governor lives up to his dovish reputation.
- Hollande and the Euro Feb 7, 2013 10:21 pm UTC
Economic-policy discipline abroad, but not in the euro zone.