The European Central Bank cut interest rates to a record low on Thursday "to breathe life into a deteriorating eurozone economy, and back up measures agreed by government leaders last week to tackle the bloc's debt crisis." The quarter-point cut in the bank's main refinancing rate, to 0.75 percent, was in line with market expectations.
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- The 11 worst fast food restaurants in America
- 7 things the world's happiest people do every day
- 7 grammar rules you really should pay attention to
- Why are so many parents being arrested?
- I hate Ayn Rand — but here's why my fellow conservatives love her
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- 5 tricks to making a mind-blowing burger
- Why America is duty bound to help Iraqi Christians
- 9 things you probably didn't know about the moon
- The weird obsession that's ruining the GOP
Subscribe to the Week