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Greece closer to avoiding a messy default

Jan 20, 2012
A deal might be drawing near to reducing Greece's debt, and hopefully avoid further crisis in the eurozone.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece, haircut

Down to the wire in Athens

Jan 20, 2012
Greece has been furiously working to save maybe $126 billion on what it owes investors on its government bonds.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, Europe debt crisis

Weekly Wrap: Greece and American banks

Jan 20, 2012
A review of the week's biggest business news. This week: News of a debt deal for Greece and what U.S. bank earnings says about the industry in the future.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Wall Street, Greece, bank

Debt negotiations moving forward in Greece

Jan 20, 2012
In Greece, where negotiations are underway with international banks in an effort to reduce the country's debt. Greece has to make a deal in order to get another round of bailout cash and prevent a messy default.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis

S&P downgrades France and Austria from AAA rating

Jan 16, 2012
Right after Wall Street closed on Friday, the ratings agency Standard and Poor's downgraded the credit ratings of nine European countries. France and Austria lost their prized AAA credit ratings.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, downgrade, Europe debt crisis, Greece

Devalue, deflate, inflate or default

Jan 13, 2012
France and Austria get credit ratings downgrades, and Greece weighs its dwindling options.
Posted In: greek bailout, Greece, Europe debt crisis, Euro Eurozone

Haircut: More dangerous than it sounds

Nov 8, 2011
If Greece accepts the terms of a new aid package it's expected to get a haircut on its debt. But Sr. Editor Paddy Hirsch explain why that haircut...
Posted In: explainer, Greece, greek bailout, haircut

Mid-day Extra: Greece's uneven Porsche proportion

Nov 7, 2011
In an era of large government debt and economic crisis, a recent study shows that there are more Porsche Cayennes in Greece than there are people filing taxes on incomes over 50,000 euro.
Posted In: Auto, Greece

Is the Market Terrified of Democracy?

Nov 1, 2011
If you want the economy to work better for more people, as the Economy 4.0 tagline goes, you might think putting economic policy to a vote is a...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, George Papandreou, Greece

Mid-day Extra: Greek myths and metaphors

Oct 26, 2011
Can ancient Greek mythology be helpful in explaining the current economic state in Europe?
Posted In: Entertainment, Greece

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