| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column expressed the common view that most Greeks don't value "enterprise" because they've become dependent on overly generous government benefits that have ruined their economy ("America isn't Greece — at least not yet," Aug. 12). Yet I have struggled to reconcile the idea of the lavish public pensions he talks about with the images of newly homeless Greek pensioners picking through garbage for food as a result of EU-imposed austerity measures. Something seemed amiss.¿¿
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Dec 9 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the
New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* Federal Reserve officials are in no hurry to retreat from
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:38 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit a six-week high against the dollar and a five-year peak versus the yen on Monday, helped by tighter money market conditions in the euro zone, which offset weak data from the region.
The euro rose as high as $1.3748 in thin...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:53 AM
* Fed speakers including Lacker and Bullard to speak
* Slower China inflation reduces worries of tighter policy
* Futures: S&P up 0.7 pt; Dow up 7 pts; Nasdaq up 5.25 pts
NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed
on Monday as...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:51 PM
SEOUL, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Spanish banks are solid and healthy
thanks to effective recapitalising and restructuring efforts by
the country's financial authorities, the head of the
International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.
"The Spanish authorities...