Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4:53 pm
By Patrick Van Horn · Bankrate.com

In what is becoming almost a common occurrence, the European Union, or EU – led by France and Germany – held an emergency meeting this weekend to address the weak financial situation of the European banks. Markets are responding positively, with European and U.S. stock markets up more than 2 percent Monday. But is this an overly optimistic reaction