Welcome to the zero lower bound, Europe. We’ve been waiting for you!

The ECB considers negative interest rates and other bold moves, as its economy wallows.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 2, 2013

The European Central Bank will buy bonds. But there are many strings attached.

Mario Draghi will buy up unlimited quantities of Spanish and Italian debt. But the offer has some conditions attached.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 6, 2012

The European Central Bank offers unlimited aid to euro zone members — but only if they behave

Draghi's latest plan gets closer to a policy that can avert disaster. But it probably doesn't get close enough.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 5, 2012

Wonkbook: Super Mario to Europe’s rescue?

Germany has signed onto the European Central Bank's plan to buy the bonds of individual member countries. That's a very big deal.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 21, 2012
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