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.

EPA's New Volkswagen Probe May Reveal Failure to Disclose

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investigating a second emissions-control software program on Volkswagen AG cars that were rigged to pass pollution tests, one that the automaker may have failed to properly disclose.

Russia Said to Eye Drastic Budget Measures to Rev Up Economy

Russia’s government is said to be weighing unprecedented and unpopular steps that it says will revive growth, including increasing the retirement age and raising taxes on the rich, following the 2018 presidential election, according to a senior administration official.


Banana Republic Sales Crumble: What Went Wrong?

Gap Chief Executive Officer Art Peck blamed poor-fitting women’s clothing for a lingering slump at the retailer’s Banana Republic chain, which just posted another month of plunging sales. Bloomberg's Lindsey Rupp has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Bank of Italy's Visco: Global Growth Is Slowing

Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco discusses the risks facing the global economy with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua at the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the IMF in Lima. (Source: Bloomberg)

Could You Tell Difference Between a Real or Fake Diamond?

The art of making synthetic diamonds is posing a challenge to the industry as man-made diamonds become mass-produced and enter the market disguised as the real thing. Bloomberg's Thomas Biesheuvel reports on the fight De Beers is waging against fake diamonds. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)