Europe

Oil Drops On Questions About Europe’s Crisis
The price of oil is dropping as protests in Greece and Spain offer visible reminders that Europe is still struggling to resolve its debt crisis. Benchmark oil fell $1.54 to $89.83 per barrel Wednesday in New York. The protests are occurring ahead of spending cuts and tax hikes designed to help those…
Oil Falls On Lingering Concerns About Europe
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil is falling as Spain’s banking crisis adds to concerns about the weak European economy. Benchmark U.S. crude on Monday fell by $1.26 to $78.50 per barrel in New York. Brent crude lost 56 cents to $90.42 per barrel in London. Prices fell after Spain asked…
Merkel, Opposition Negotiating EU Growth Policy
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding talks with the country’s opposition leaders to forge a compromise on proposals for a European growth initiative. Her center-right government needs the support of opposition parties to secure a two-thirds majority for the EUȁ…
Oil Prices Fall on Globel Economic Concerns
Oil is dropping after a bailout of Spain’s banks has done little to ease doubts about a long-term solution for Europe’s financial crisis. Benchmark oil fell 75 cents to $83.35 per barrel Monday in New York. Brent crude dropped 38 cents to $99.09 in London. European countries have agree…
Euro Falls As World Finance Leaders Discuss Europe
NEW YORK (AP) — The euro is falling against the dollar as leaders from the world’s seven wealthiest nations discuss solutions to Europe’s ongoing debt crisis. The euro fell to $1.2435 in afternoon trading from $1.2494 late Monday. Finance ministers and central bank presidents fr…
Oil Rises Slightly With All Eyes On Europe
The price of oil is swinging between small gains and losses as the market waits for Europe’s next move in trying to clean up its financial mess. Benchmark oil rose 17 cents to $84.15 per barrel Tuesday in New York. Brent crude rose 30 to $99.15 in London. There was a bit of good U.S. [……
US Stocks Plummet As Outlook In Europe Dims
U.S. stocks are opening sharply lower as concerns about the stability of Europe’s financial system return to the fore. The European Union’s government said early Wednesday that confidence across that continent fell sharply this month. Traders sold bonds issued by debt-saddled European …
UW Students To Teach Horsemanship In Europe
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming students will be teaching horsemanship to riders in Europe this summer. UW’s newly formed Equine Program in the Department of Animal Science recently received an American Quarter Horse Association International Horsemanship Grant. They will us…
Oil Rises On Strong Economic Reports In US, Europe
NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices are rising on strong U.S. corporate earnings and promising economic signs in Europe. Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude added $1.59 to $104.52 per barrel in New York. Prices rose after a closely watched survey in Germany showed that investor sentiment unexpecte…
Euro Vs Dollar As Europe Raises Bailout Fund
NEW YORK (AP) — The euro is rising against the dollar after the 17 nations that use the euro added to their bailout fund for countries troubled by debt. The euro group raised the emergency fund to to $1.1 trillion. In Spain, the new conservative government unveiled a $36 billion deficit-reduc…