It’s the U.S., not Europe’s banking system that’s a concern, top economists say

A cargo barge on the River Rhine near the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters at sunset in the financial district in Frankfurt, Germany, Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Europe learned its lessons after the financial crisis and is now in a strong position to weather further stress in its banking system, several economists and […]

The battle for Europe’s economic soul

Over the past two weeks, a flurry of proposals to reshape Europe’s economic model has emerged from the Berlaymont, a cruciform building in Brussels, which is home to the European Commission. The commission usually fiercely guards the eu’s rules. But things are now in flux. The proposals contain ideas for how governments can help companies […]