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Commuters use the Athens Metro which has been declared free to use during the current Greek crisis.

People of Athens remain calm during debt crisis

Jul 8, 2015
The government gives cash-strapped citizens a free ride on subways.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, ECB, Greek debt, greekcrisis
A man removes Euro currency bills from a wallet in Berlin, Germany.

Greeks talk reparations while Germans talk euro debt

Apr 7, 2015
Greece says Germany owes it about $300 billion in reparations for World War II.
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Greek debt, world economies, World War II, war reparations

U.S. firms prep for Greece exit from euro

Sep 7, 2012
From adjusting computer systems to moving cash, U.S. companies are putting contingency plans in place in the event Greece bolts the euro.
Posted In: Greek debt, Europe debt crisis, Grexit

ECB plan may increase risk of Greek eurozone exit

Sep 7, 2012
The plan to buy up bonds from troubled Eurozone economies creates a firewall for nations like Greece and Italy -- expelling Greece may now be less risky.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, Europe debt crisis, Grexit

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

Piggy for Greece

Jun 22, 2012
A thank you gift to the people of Athens for not taking the world economy this past week... phew.
Posted In: piggy bank award, Greece, greek bailout, Greek debt

We can all help Greece avoid default

Jun 14, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says we just need to go there on vacation.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greek debt, tourism, Greece

Greek citizens pulling money from banks

May 16, 2012
With a new general election on the way in Greece and the country's membership in the European Single Currency in the balance, people in Greece are trying to keep their bank accounts from losing value if ever the euro is dropped. Greece's central bank chief says depositors pulled about $900 million about of bank accounts Monday alone.
Posted In: Greece, banking, Greek debt

A reality check on the Greek bank run

May 16, 2012
We check in with one Athens resident about whether Greeks are really withdrawing their cash from local banks in droves and what the mood is like on the streets.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt

Where the new Greek election leaves Europe

May 15, 2012
Prof. Matthias Mattjijs discusses how a new Greek election might affect the eurozone.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt

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