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Greeks channel financial woes through song

Feb 17, 2012
As Greece faces yet another deadline to adopt more austerity measures and reforms, some Greeks have turned to satire and song to express their frustration and fury over the country's continued economic misery.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, opera

Former Greek finance minister on his country's woes

Feb 16, 2012
There is no end in site yet for Greece, who still might not receive the bailout they need to keep their country running.
Posted In: Greece, Europe

Should Greece stay in the eurozone?

Feb 16, 2012
The future of Greece hangs in the balance as it is still uncertain whether they will be able to dig themselves out of their debt hole -- with a lot of help from the rest of Europe.
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Greek debt: Playing the blame game

Feb 15, 2012
A meeting on the Greek bailout has been delayed. Eurozone leaders want more assurances from Greek leaders that they'll make the spending cuts they've promised. The news has triggered more frustration in Athens.
Posted In: Greece, Europe

Greek debt meeting moved to conference call

Feb 15, 2012
A big meeting today in Europe that was supposed to continue talks on the Greek debt crisis has been delayed until next week. Now, leaders will join in a conference call to discuss the problem.
Posted In: Greece, Europe

Payroll tax extension, Greek news won't make huge impact

Feb 15, 2012
News out of the U.S. and Europe today could mean more spending at home and more debt problems in Greece. But Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says neither piece of news will make a huge difference in the markets.
Posted In: payroll tax, Greece

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.
Posted In: Greece, German, Europe

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

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?
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts, Europe debt crisis

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