Two editing mistakes for the price of one!

The story: Bernanke warns of possible European ‘contagion’ ( 3-20-12)

The mistakes: “Although progress has been made, more needs to be done,” Bernanke says. He recommends strengthening the European banking and taking steps to boost the continents economy.

The Copy Vigilante says: Here are two bad copyediting mistakes in the same paragraph. Bernanke recommends strengthening the European banking what? If Europe is on the brink of taking down our economy I’d like to know what we could do to prevent that! And we’re not talking about plural “continents” but the possessive “continent’s” and it sure would be nice if the writer and editor understood that.