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BRUSSELS -- Just on the day EU leaders were hoping to present the final version of their plan to solve the region's debt crisis, their summit in Brussels was overwhelmed Thursday by debate over Portugal's political crisis and Ireland's banking woes.
 
Moody's downgrades ratings of Spanish banks (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:59 PM)
 
Markets brush off Portuguese bailout concerns (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:04 PM)
 
Japan disaster reminds businesses about insurance (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:25 PM)
 
Irish economy shrinks for 3rd straight year (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:53 AM)
 
Egypt stock market resumes decline after reopening (AP, March 24, 2011; 9:01 AM)
 
Texas businessman guilty in $100M insurance scheme (AP, March 23, 2011; 8:50 PM)
 
Europe debt market tensions worsen ahead of summit (AP, March 23, 2011; 5:41 PM)
 
Stocks edge higher on strong gas demand (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:49 PM)
 
Investors flock to Japanese stocks after quake (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:39 PM)
 
In blow for BofA, Fed rejects its dividend plan (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:28 PM)
 
Bernanke says bank overhaul will help small banks (AP, March 23, 2011; 2:38 PM)
 
SAfrica's MTN launches mobile insurance program (AP, March 23, 2011; 2:20 PM)
 
Egypt exchange plunges on reopening after uprising (AP, March 23, 2011; 12:11 PM)
 
Leggett, Montgomery County unions spar over pension costs (Post, March 22, 2011; 4:50 PM)
 
Judge rejects Amish request to deal privately with alleged Ponzi schemer (Post, March 22, 2011; 12:58 AM)
 
Fed to name banks that took out emergency loans (Post, March 22, 2011; 12:51 AM)
 
Geithner to decide on regulation of foreign-exchange swaps (Post, March 21, 2011; 3:41 PM)
 
Citi resumes dividend, will do reverse stock split (AP, March 21, 2011; 12:53 PM)
 
Treasury: Will begin selling mortgage securities (AP, March 21, 2011; 12:34 PM)
 
Lessons learned from 4 years of 401(k) volatility (AP, March 21, 2011; 10:25 AM)
 
Japan earthquake to exacerbate Asia's slowdown (AP, March 21, 2011; 7:35 AM)
 
World Bank: Japan reconstruction may take 5 years (AP, March 20, 2011; 11:40 PM)
 
Citing pension costs, Costa Mesa, Calif., plans to lay off nearly half its employees (Post, March 20, 2011; 10:51 PM)
 
Volatile week underscores bull market's fragility (AP, March 20, 2011; 4:58 PM)
 
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