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How Germany can Save the Euro

If Germans insist on austerity elsewhere in Europe, they must spend more at home or risk losing the common currency they need more than anyone else.

‘Super Mario’ Rides to the Euro’s Rescue

Over the summer, Mario Draghi, the governor of the European Central Bank, told the world that he would do “whatever it takes” to save the euro. On Thursday, what...

Eight Players to Watch at Euro 2012

Sure, we could wax lyrical about the likes of Ronaldo, Xavi and Rooney but wouldn’t you rather find out about the potential breakout stars?

Euro 2012 Superfan Dies from Sleep Deprivation

Chinese soccer fan Jiang Xiaoshan died June 19 from exhaustion after staying up 11 nights in a row in an attempt to watch every single European Championship...

Euro 2012: Sonic Cannons and Testicle-Seeking Dogs

Beware, soccer hooligans: if you want to make trouble in Krakow, Poland, you may want to think twice. Amid plenty of worries about rowdy soccer fans in the runup...

Could Russia Spring a Surprise at Euro 2012?

The occasional hat-trick notwithstanding, Arsenal fans could have been forgiven for wondering in recent years why their club had made Russian captain Andrei...

That Sound You Hear Is The Euro Cracking

A break-up in the Eurozone just got more real with the announcement of the short-list for the Wolfson Economics Prize. This years challenge question was: “If...

Euro-Free Zone

[The following text appears within a diagram. Please see hardcopy or PDF for actual diagram.] BRUSSELS 24% more 4.29 Belgian francs PARIS 6% more 4.44 francs...

Euro Treaty Takes Shape, But Without Britain

Despite their much-anticipated announcement early Friday of a crucial pact to confront Europe’s surging debt crisis, the leaders who agreed to the deal might...

Why the Euro Crisis Proves Stocks Are the New Bonds

Woe to the unfortunate souls still exposed to European debt. The smart money (read: people like Warren Buffett and the world’s more successful hedge funders) got...