Debt Crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19968/all en U.S. home prices slightly up, economic forecast down http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110727/us-home-prices-housing-index <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110727/us-home-prices-housing-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Debt Crisis United States Wed, 27 Jul 2011 05:34:00 +0000 News Desk 5671530 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-wife: Joe Walsh owes me $117,000 in unpaid child support http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110728/joe-walsh-tea-party-child-support <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110728/joe-walsh-tea-party-child-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Debt Crisis Politics United States Thu, 28 Jul 2011 19:01:10 +0000 News Desk 5671747 at http://www.globalpost.com Tea party's Bachmann says there would be calls for impeachment if Obama used 14th amendment (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110729/michele-bachmann-obama-14th-amendment-impeach-video <p> The 14th amendment option to address the debt ceiling standoff in Congress has been discussed for a while, and as the Aug. 2 deadline looms ever closer, the discussion is growing louder.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110729/michele-bachmann-obama-14th-amendment-impeach-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis legal Obama United States United States of America World Leaders Americas Business Debt Crisis Politics United States Fri, 29 Jul 2011 06:50:00 +0000 News Desk 5671775 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. recession was even worse than was thought http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110729/gdp-recession <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110729/gdp-recession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Debt Crisis Global Economy United States Fri, 29 Jul 2011 21:40:19 +0000 News Desk 5671886 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. stocks suffer worst week in more than one year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110730/us-stocks-debt-crisis <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110730/us-stocks-debt-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Debt Crisis United States Sat, 30 Jul 2011 19:45:00 +0000 News Desk 5671908 at http://www.globalpost.com Agreement is reached to end U.S. debt crisis, Obama says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110731/republican-democratic-leaders-reach-debt-deal-ob <p> Obama said the agreement would result in the lowest level of domestic spending since the Eisenhower administration.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110731/republican-democratic-leaders-reach-debt-deal-ob" target="_blank">read more</a></p> debt Debt Crisis Obama United States United States of America World Leaders Americas Business Debt Crisis Politics Global Economy United States Mon, 01 Aug 2011 01:45:00 +0000 News Desk 5671928 at http://www.globalpost.com Global markets rally on news of U.S. debt deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110801/us-debt-ceiling-deal-agreement-global-markets <p> European and Asian financial markets rallied early Monday, setting a tone for a stronger opening on Wall Street.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110801/us-debt-ceiling-deal-agreement-global-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Obama Debt Crisis Politics Global Economy United States Mon, 01 Aug 2011 14:25:00 +0000 News Desk 5671965 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. Congress prepares to vote on debt deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110801/us-congress-prepares-vote-debt-ceiling-deal <p> The United States is staring down a Tuesday deadline to raise its debt ceiling or risk the first full-scale default in its history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110801/us-congress-prepares-vote-debt-ceiling-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Obama Debt Crisis Politics Global Economy United States Mon, 01 Aug 2011 15:21:00 +0000 News Desk 5671972 at http://www.globalpost.com Applause for Gabrielle Giffords as she returns to House to vote on debt bill (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/gabrielle-giffords-house-debt-bill-vote-standing-ovation-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arizona Democrat gets standing ovation as she appears in House for first time since being shot to cast "yes" vote </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News Desk </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Rep. Gabrielle Giffords made a surprise return to the House floor on Monday to cast her vote to raise the debt ceiling. It was her first appearance in the Capitol since she was shot in the head in January in Tucson, Ariz.</p> <p> Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, entered the House chambers through a side door during the vote. Her arrival prompted <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/2chambers/post/2011/08/01/gIQAmNKJoI_blog.html">applause</a> on the Democratic side of the chamber, which then spread through the House, the Washington Post reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/gabrielle-giffords-house-debt-bill-vote-standing-ovation-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Americas Business Debt Crisis Politics Health United States Weird Wide Web GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 02 Aug 2011 03:09:00 +0000 News Desk 5672030 at http://www.globalpost.com Debt Crisis? Italy resorts to online gambling http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/110804/debt-crisis-italy-online-gambling <p> With 1 percent of global population, Italy accounts for 24 percent of gaming revenues. That&#39;s money the debt-mired government could use. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/110804/debt-crisis-italy-online-gambling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro zone crisis Debt Crisis Italy Fri, 05 Aug 2011 10:26:00 +0000 Alessandro Speciale 5672422 at http://www.globalpost.com Rick Perry stands by Bernanke remarks despite criticism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110817/rick-perry-president-2012-fed-bernanke-bachmann <p> &ldquo;You don&#39;t want to accuse the Federal Reserve chairman of being guilty of a crime punishable by death, which is what treason is,&rdquo; Karl Rove said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110817/rick-perry-president-2012-fed-bernanke-bachmann" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis Elections Politics United States Wed, 17 Aug 2011 14:37:00 +0000 News Desk 5673325 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece erupts as ruling party passes fresh austerity measures (UPDATE II) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111019/greece-economy-austerity-vote-global-economic-crisis-debt <p> ATHENS &mdash; Greek workers vent their anger in a violence-marred protest timed with votes on further austerity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111019/greece-economy-austerity-vote-global-economic-crisis-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro zone crisis Greece Europe Global Economy Thu, 20 Oct 2011 10:28:00 +0000 Ken Maguire 5678550 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy: Austerity, Berlusconi-style http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/111026/austerity-berlusconi-italy-EU-summit <p> ROME &mdash; One measure deals with a TV tax. Another appears aimed at Berlusconi&#39;s estranged second wife.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/111026/austerity-berlusconi-italy-EU-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro zone crisis Silvio Berlusconi World Leaders Debt Crisis Italy Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:50:00 +0000 Alessandro Speciale 5679282 at http://www.globalpost.com Is Greece ungovernable? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111027/greece-debt-relief-ungovernable-political-reform <p> ATHENS &mdash; Life should seem better here after Europe agreed on yet another rescue deal. Why doesn&#39;t it?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111027/greece-debt-relief-ungovernable-political-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro zone crisis Greece Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Fri, 28 Oct 2011 10:09:11 +0000 Ken Maguire 5679470 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece: Cabinet backs bailout referendum, PM prepares to face Europe's anger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111102/greece-cabinet-backs-pms-debt-referendum <p> Greece&#39;s cabinet has unanimously backed Prime Minister George Papandreou&#39;s call for a referendum on the Greek bailout. Papandreou is due to hold emergency talks with other euro zone leaders later Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111102/greece-cabinet-backs-pms-debt-referendum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro zone crisis European Union Greece Papandreou World Leaders Debt Crisis Europe Politics Global Economy Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:43:00 +0000 News Desk 5680036 at http://www.globalpost.com