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Mario Draghi: The Man Who Would Save Europe

There is one reality for bankers, another for the rest of us. That is the lesson most easily drawn from the Jan. 10 press conference of the European Central Bank...

Super Mario Swoops In

Italy once brought to mind delightful images of the Pantheon and Pisa, Armani and Alfa Romeo. But with the euro-zone crisis raging on, any mention of Italy...

‘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...

Can the Super Marios Save the Euro?

Over the past couple weeks, the hopes of the euro zone have been pinned on two Marios -- Mario Draghi, the newly installed president of the European Central...

The Savior of Europe

Europe has been rescued. No, I'm not talking about the deal over Greek debt that was much in the news recently. The real rescue of Europe is being managed...

The Big New Idea for Saving the Euro

The dramatic promise made on July 26 by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, that he would do “whatever it takes” to save the euro, calmed...

Boosting The Bank's Credit

Mario Draghi's first task as Bank of Italy's new governor was accomplished the moment his name was announced — the respected No. 2 man at Goldman Sachs instantly...

Analysis: U.S. Reliability Questioned Overseas

An unmistakable sense of unease has been growing in capitals around the world as the U.S. government from afar looks increasingly befuddled — shirking from a...

To Ease or Not to Ease

Investors parse federal reserve meeting notes the way believers in Kabbalah parse ancient texts. If Ben Bernanke says might rather than may regarding a...

Why Portugal May Be the Next Greece

The most recent Greek bailout appears to be successful. As a result, worries about the European financial crisis have diminished somewhat. Indeed, European...

Attack of the Euro Wonks

Italians have a name for their new leadership: Government Sachs. It's a nod to the fact that the technocrats taking over European governments have shockingly...