FTN Financial economist Chris Low says that the positive jobs report out today is contributing to a slightly better economic outlook in the U.S., but markets won't recover until the problems in Europe are solved.
The protests continue, and as they grow in size and relevance, so arise calls for specific requests and policy proposals. Will the movement be able to develop specifics, or will they hurt the movement?
Many Greeks are starting to believe no one is listening to their protests, no matter how loud and dramatic. But they might get a chance to shape some financial reforms in a voter referendum later this year.