Greek Debt Crisis - Most Commented

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Greek bailout plan in the works

Oct 24, 2011
European Union leaders met this weekend to ready another plan to save its banking system from collapse.

Greek debt, a classical tragedy?

Oct 24, 2011
Exploring which Greek tragedy the European debt crisis looks most like.

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You hear it a lot: For the economy to get better, we all have to spend more. Consumer confidence, consumer spending, consumer interest, consumer debt.... it's the consumer economy. But didn't spending too much get us in trouble a few years ago? Can we afford the consumer economy? Marketplace explores how we consume, what we get from it, what it costs, and whether we can keep it up.