Italy's far-right Meloni on vote: I'm no danger to democracy

ROME (AP) — Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, who is leading in opinion polls ahead of Sept. 25 parliamentary elections, insists she won’t be a danger to democracy if she becomes premier,...

There's No Demand For Italy's Debt Except From The ECB

There's No Demand For Italy's Debt Except From The ECB Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Were it not for ECB's country-specific QE, Italy's bond yields would be...

The fallout from Europe's energy crisis

The European Union has called on members of the trading bloc to slash their use of natural gas as Russia cuts deliveries. European wholesale natural-gas prices jumped last week when Russia...

Asia shares sluggish, dollar energised by U.S. rate risk

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY - Asian share markets made a stuttering start on Monday and the dollar held firm after a stunning U.S. payrolls report pushed back against talk of recession but also...

Italy's centre-left dealt blow as centrist party quits electoral pact

By Federico Maccioni and Angelo Amante ROME -The leader of Italy's centrist Azione party said on Sunday it would leave a centre-left election alliance it formed with the Democratic Party (PD)...

Spectre of Russian interference hangs over Italy’s snap elections

Some in the country believe the Kremlin helped to script last month’s ousting of Mario Draghi

California appeals court rules no arbitration in Cisco caste bias case

By Paresh Dave OAKLAND, Calif. - Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Friday lost a court appeal to move to private arbitration a case over alleged caste discrimination in its Silicon Valley...

U.S. hotels spin travel demand into gold as airlines struggle

By Gigi Zamora - Staff shortages, airport chaos and higher fuel costs have caused earnings at U.S. airlines like JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) to land below analysts' expectations while hotel...

Italian election frontrunner wants state lender to take control of TIM

By Giuseppe Fonte and Elvira Pollina ROME - The far-right Brothers of Italy party, leading polls ahead of next month's election, is calling for state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) to...

Italy asks bidders to recast proposals for Ita Airways

ROME -Italy has asked bidders willing to take over Ita Airways to come up with improved proposals, the economy minister said on Thursday, because the government does not deem the current bids to...

Italy approves anti-inflation package worth 17 billion euros-PM

ROME - Italy's government on Thursday approved an economic aid package worth 17 billion euros ($17.4 billion) to help shield firms and families from surging energy costs and consumer prices,...

Sources: Intel and Italy are close to clinching a deal initially worth $5B to build an advanced semiconductor...

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Summary Companies Initial investment in Italy is worth $5 billion Italy working to have deal in place...

Exclusive: Italy, Intel close to $5 billion deal for chip factory

By Giuseppe Fonte and Giulio Piovaccari ROME - Italy is close to clinching a deal initially worth $5 billion with Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) to build an advanced semiconductor packaging and assembly...

Draghi's political downfall: How power imploded in Italy and what happens next

Mario Draghi is best known for saving the euro. But a coveted rescue of the Italian economy ended prematurely.

Telecom Italia's network boss expected to leave company

MILAN - The head of Telecom Italia (BIT:TLIT)'s (TIM) network is expected to leave after the summer, two sources said on Sunday, in a move that may further complicate the phone group's plan to...

Italy's economy grew faster than expected in Q2, +1.0% q/q, +4.6% y/y -ISTAT

ROME, July 29 - Italy's economy grew 1.0% in the second quarter of the year from the previous three months, preliminary data showed on Friday, a stronger-than-expected reading and despite the...

Italy's conservatives strike deal over candidate for PM

By Angelo Amante ROME - The party with the most votes in Italy's centre-right coalition will choose the prime minister if the bloc wins the coming election, the alliance said on Wednesday,...

Ukraine Government Asks US To Provide 'Gas Lend-Lease'

Ukraine Government Asks US To Provide 'Gas Lend-Lease' Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, The Ukrainian government on Tuesday asked Washington to provide Kyiv with a...

Italy business and consumer confidence morale fall in July as political instability returns

ROME, July 27 - Morale amongst Italian businesses and consumers fell in July, a month that marked the return of political instability to Italy with the collapse of Prime Minister Mario Draghi's...

Italian Conservatives Call For Greater Border Security After Footage Of Migrant Violence Goes Viral

Italian Conservatives Call For Greater Border Security After Footage Of Migrant Violence Goes Viral By Thomas Brooke of Remix News. Disturbing footage of a man being subjected to a...

The human capital deficit in leadership these days

It is very real, just look around the world.  Even Mario Draghi is on the way out.  Here is one take from Adrian Wooldridge at Bloomberg: Leadership is most vital during a period of transition...

Take Five: It's a Fed hot summer

-A likely second straight 75 basis point rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep markets on their toes in the week ahead, just as investors digest a wave of earnings from corporate...

Earnings bonanza, Yellen's recession forecast: Monday's 5 things to know

EARNINGS BONANZA: Investors are bracing for the busiest week of the second-quarter earnings season. Twelve Dow members are scheduled to report, as well as 170 companies in the S&P 500, or just...

Italy's government is in turmoil. Here's how it got there

Mario Draghi helped restore the country's influence and reputation. With his resignation as prime minister, stability in Italy and the rest of Europe is unclear.

Italian PM Mario Draghi's resignation will have ripple effects in Europe

ECB's Long Journey Into Currency Collapse Just Got A Lot Shorter

ECB's Long Journey Into Currency Collapse Just Got A Lot Shorter Authored by Brendan Brown via The Mises Institute, The ECB’s announcement on Thursday July 21 of a “new instrument”...

The Pound’s Woes Run Deep, Whether It’s Truss or Sunak in No. 10

Bloomberg -- Whoever becomes 10 Downing Street’s newest resident will inherit a maelstrom of economic problems. UK inflation running at the fastest pace since the early 80s. The Bank of England’s...

Germany bails out Uniper, vowing ‘whatever it takes’ to avert energy crisis

Germany will bail out gas importer Uniper, Chancellor Olaf Scholz says. He promises to do "what is necessary and as long as it is necessary" to help keep the country afloat. The government will...

Europe Is Tested Anew, This Time by Energy, Inflation and Putin

Russian threat to gas supply combines with rising interest rates to endanger the EU’s economies. Russia is trying to break its unity by curbing supplies of natural gas to the bloc. The past week...

Analysis-Draghi's fall leaves Monte dei Paschi's cash call in the lurch

By Valentina Za and Giuseppe Fonte MILAN - Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS)'s seventh capital raising in 14 years was always going to be a hard sell, now Italy's political crisis risks turning it...

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