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German and French finance ministers meet

Aug 27, 2012
Marketplace's Stephen Beard says September is going to hold some big questions. Will the European Central Bank put together its rescue plan? Will Greece get its next chunk of money to allow it to stay in the euro?
Posted In: euro, Germany, Greece

BHP Billiton profits fall, Greece still under pressure

Aug 22, 2012
Shares of BHP Billiton are down this morning, after the mining giant saw profits fall for the first time in three years.
Posted In: copper, Europe, Greece

No vacation from euro debt crisis in Greece

Aug 20, 2012
It's vacation time across Europe, but it's not all sunshine for Greeks. The debt-laden nation has fallen behind in implementing reforms and austerity measures.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt

Greek prime minister meets with French, German officials

Aug 20, 2012
This week, all eyes are on Greece. The country's prime minister is meeting with German and French officials. He's expected to officially ask for extension in meeting the country's fiscal targets.
Posted In: Greece, Europe, euro

Greece hopes for more time to set up austerity

Aug 15, 2012
Greece's current government took power in June -- since then the world's been waiting for the specific plan to push things forward with Europe. This morning, the Financial Times this morning has a look at the plan Greece's prime minister will bring to the table next week with German and French leaders.
Posted In: Greece

Troika inspectors meet in Greece for progress report

Jul 24, 2012
The European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the IMF began meetings in Greece today -- they'd like to know what structural reform progress has been made in return for billions in bailout money.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece, IMF

Spain leads to more woes for Europe

Jul 23, 2012
New fears of a Spanish recession despite bailout measures are shaking global markets today as the threat of Greece's economic crisis still looms large in the region.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, spain, Greece, IMF

Pew poll: 2% of Greeks have good opinion of their economy

Jul 13, 2012
In a poll of a thousand Greeks, 2 percent said the country has a good national economic situation.
Posted In: pew, Greece

Cyprus requests eurozone bailout

Jun 26, 2012
The tiny Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus is formally asking for a bailout from Europe. The country says it needs more than $10 billion from its eurozone partners to avoid default.
Posted In: cyprus, Greece, Europe debt crisis, bailout

Manos the Greek on funny side of economic crisis

Jun 25, 2012
Greece's lenders had planned a visit to the country today, but wouldn't you know it: the brand new finance minister's been fainting and sick to his stomach. If Greece weren't so sad, it'd be funny; maybe it's still funny -- at least one guy thinks so.
Posted In: comedy, Greece, financial crisis

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