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Greece agrees to deep budget cuts

Feb 9, 2012
Just ahead of another meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Greece announces that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, bailout, greek bailout

How do Americans feel about the banks?

Feb 9, 2012
Americans' feelings on the foreclosure deal, banks and whether they should worry about the European debt crisis. Gallup's Frank Newport offers up the latest data.
Posted In: foreclosure, Banks, Greece

In Greece, politicians agree on austerity deal

Feb 9, 2012
Greek lawmakers have agreed on an austerity package that features spending cuts and reforms. But implementing it won't be easy.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, greek bailout

Where'd all the volatility go?

Feb 7, 2012
So far this year, just three days have seen the S&P gain or lose more than one percent. So what happened to the markets' roller coaster ride of 2011?
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis, Greece, market volatility

The Greek debt crisis, in verse

Feb 6, 2012
Summing up the Euro debt crisis in a 20-second poem
Posted In: poem, Greece

Greek talks focus on private debt, second bailout

Feb 6, 2012
Negotiations with private sector creditors are going well, but Greek officials are struggling over terms for a second bailout from the IMF and the EU
Posted In: Greece, greek bailout, austerity

When is the real deadline for Greece?

Feb 6, 2012
Greece was on deadline to deliver a cost-cutting plan to the IMF and EU last week, this past weekend and today. Now, the deadline has been extended. When might the country default?
Posted In: Greece, greek bailout, austerity, Greek debt

European leaders approve new fiscal agreement

Jan 31, 2012
European leaders have agreed on the details of a new treaty that requires countries to balance their budgets and limit their deficits. It's a long-term solution to the continent's debt troubles.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Britain, Czech, Greece

The high cost of austerity

Jan 30, 2012
Greek financial woes were front and center at EU headquarters in Brussels today.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, austerity

Focus shifts back to Greece at European summit

Jan 30, 2012
At yet another summit of European leaders, worries about Greece are coming back to the forefront.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece

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