Greece: Back in Crisis

A historic moment for the battered European nation and a new test for the euro



Greece’s public debt as a percentage of GDP has broken that threshold. The nation's predicament in 90 seconds.

Towers Watson Shareholders Said to Plan No Vote on Willis Deal

Stakeholders who own millions of shares in Towers Watson & Co. are planning to vote against the firm’s $8.7 billion merger with Willis Group Holdings Plc if the terms of the transactions are not improved, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Tanks Leaving Ukraine Battle Zone as Tensions Ease, OSCE Says

Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian rebels are pulling light weapons and tanks from the conflict area in the country’s east as “relative calm” has prevailed since early September, monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe have confirmed.


Inside Alcoa's Decision to Split Into Two Companies

Alcoa will separate its higher-margin manufacturing operations from a smelting and refining business that’s under pressure from plunging commodity prices and competition from record Chinese exports. Bloomberg's Sonja Elmquist reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

VW's U.S. Chief Faces Congress in Three Minutes

Michael Horn, president and chief executive officer of Volkswagen Group of America, apologized and promised a full investigation into the company's emissions-cheating scandal at the first congressional hearing on the matter. Here are some of the heated moments from the U.S. House Energy and Commerce investigations subcommittee. (Source: Bloomberg)

FOMC Minutes Show Officials Delayed Rate Hike Over Risks

Federal Reserve officials put off an interest-rate increase in September because of growing risks to their outlook for economic growth and inflation, mainly from China, even as they continued to say they were on track to raise the target later this year. Bloomberg's Mike McKee reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Bill Gross on Pimco: I Didn't Like How I Left

Bill Gross, who manages the $1.38 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund for Janus Capital Group Inc., discussed his departure from Pimco with Bloomberg in an interview from May. (Source: Bloomberg)