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Eurozone summit on hold as leaders meet with Greek PM

Jul 12, 2015
They're attempting to reach a deal with Alexis Tsipras by day's end.
Posted In: Greece, greekcrisis, Alexis Tsipras, Angela Merkel, Eurozone

In Greece, firms pay a steep price for the crisis

Jul 10, 2015
Businesses deal with plunging sales and wary suppliers.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greeks, debt

PODCAST: Good jeans

Jul 10, 2015
Greece's new plan, Puerto Rico's debt, and Levi's plan to draw female customers.

What it's like to be a banker in Greece

Jul 10, 2015
Workers are emotionally spent from dealing with customers' tears and threats.
Posted In: Greece, greek bailout, Greek crisis
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble arrives for a weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

German finance minister offers Greece for Puerto Rico

Jul 9, 2015
Both countries are struggling with billion-dollar debts.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Germany, Greek, Greece, Puerto Rico
Chinese shares dropped sharply on Wednesday with the Shanghai Composite Index slipping down to nearly 3,400 points when it opened — the lowest point on that day.

Big stock market trouble in China

Jul 8, 2015
Andy Rothman explains why the government should stay out of the economy.
Posted In: China, stock market, decline
An investor observes stock market at a stock exchange hall on Wednesday in China.

China's stock market fall hits small investors

Jul 8, 2015
Individuals, often swayed by rumors, make up 80 percent of share buyers.
Posted In: bbc world service, Shanghai, China, investment
Commuters use the Athens Metro which has been declared free to use during the current Greek crisis.

People of Athens remain calm during debt crisis

Jul 8, 2015
The government gives cash-strapped citizens a free ride on subways.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, ECB, Greek debt, greekcrisis

Greek prime minister strikes a foreboding tone

Jul 8, 2015
In a speech before the European Parliament, Alexis Tsipras spoke of previous failures.
Posted In: Greece, Greek crisis, greek bailout, greekcrisis

Greece crowdfunding campaign fails to reach goal

Jul 7, 2015
The campaign didn't quite hit its €1.6 billion target.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, crowdfunding