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Greece: Where's the money?

Feb 15, 2012
Many Greek citizens say they cannot bear any more austerity. Some are wondering what happened to all the money they borrowed in the first place. 
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, greek bailout

Germans reacting to protests in Greece

Feb 14, 2012
Greece today is trying to find another few hundred million dollars worth of budget cuts. Meanwhile, the rating agency Moody's has downgraded the credit ratings of six European countries, which is likely to make matters worse.
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The Greek spending cuts in U.S. terms

Feb 13, 2012
More strict austerity measures were passed in Greece over the weekend. What would the equivalent of the cuts look like here at home?
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More uncertainty looms after Greek cuts

Feb 13, 2012
Greeks rioted over the weekend, burning dozens of buildings in protest against budget cuts that are the latest condition for a $170 billion bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
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Greek businesses hurting even before latest cuts

Feb 13, 2012
Many Greeks spent the weekend protesting against austerity cuts in their country, in part because individuals and businesses are already having trouble scraping by.
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Why Greece has to make its payments

Feb 13, 2012
Why is it so important for Greece to get its bailout money by March 20th?
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No upturn on the horizon for Greece

Feb 13, 2012
Protesters in Athens are worried in part because planned austerity cuts could mean more lean years before a recovery kicks in.
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Instability in Greece likely to continue

Feb 13, 2012
Who has more to lose in the ongoing crisis in Europe -- Greece, or its lenders, like Germany?
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis

Greek austerity deal stirs anger and protests

Feb 13, 2012
The Greek parliament’s approval of a sweeping austerity package causes demonstrations as Greeks complain of being humiliated by their creditors.
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Greece adopts drastic austerity measures

Feb 13, 2012
Overnight, the Greek parliament imposed drastic cuts that will layoff some 150,000 government workers, raise the retirement age and lower the minimum wage by 20 percent. What would the same cutbacks feel like here in the U.S.?
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts

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