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Greece Debt Crisis

The Diaspora To The Rescue In Greece... Well, Almost

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 03.03.2012 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Watching heart-wrenching stories about destitute Greeks coping with the crisis that has consumed the nation isn't exactly what I had in mind when I journeyed home for the holidays.

Institutional Reforms Can Lead Greece Out of the Crisis

Elena Panaritis | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business
Elena Panaritis

Resolving the deep and prolonged economic crisis in Greece requires a lot more than rescue funds. It requires more than short-term macroeconomic reforms and austerity measures.

The Core of the Economic Debate

Michael Farr | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

In Europe and the United States, debates over deficits, austerity, and intervention are being conducted in several languages, but they share the same essential elements.

Vice President Joe Biden To Greece: U.S. 'Standing With You In Solidarity'

AP | By DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Greek political leaders Monday his government is "standing with you in solidarity," at the start ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Arianna Says Greece Should Leave Eurozone | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

Some economists have warned that the economic consequences for Europe could be dire if Greece leaves the euro. But Arianna Huffington, president and e...

GRAPHIC: European Debt Balloons Over The Last Decade

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

Though the European debt crisis has in recent months revolved a small number of countries, most prominently Greece and Italy, issues of sovereign deb...

Greek Official Accused Of Falsifying Budget Data To Make Crisis Look Worse

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's statistics chief will testify next month in a criminal investigation into allegations that his office falsified the bu...

What's the Risk From a Country Leaving the Eurozone?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The more we learn about this one, the better. No one knows the likelihood of, say, Greece, to pull an example out of the air, pulling out of the Eurozone and reverting to the drachma. I'd guess not, but the potential is obviously real and growing.

In the Face of Financial Crisis, Redo Ancient History

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Rome and Athens, epicenters of the economic and financial storm currently shaking Europe and the world. You read it right: Rome and Athens. In other words, the two cradles of Europe.

Greek Workers Plan General Strike To Protest Austerity Budget

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greek unions will kick off the month of December with a 24-hour general strike – the first major walkout since the appoin...

Greek Officials: Country's Deficit Will Fall, No New Austerity Needed

AP | By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece predicted Friday that its budget deficit will fall sharply next year and insisted that no fresh austerity measures will be ne...

Rebuilding Greece

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Thanos Dimadis

The new generation of Greek people is capable of sending a message around the world that although Greece is financially defaulted, it is not a politically declined and nationally humbled country.

Our Notion of Nations

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Jeff Jarvis

Will we question the idea of what a nation is? Are Greece and Italy still sovereign nations when bankers can overthrow their governments and neighbors can dictate the terms of governance?

New Greek Prime Minister To Present Policy Platform

AP | By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's new prime minister says he is determined to keep the country in the eurozone, and urged political leaders to back a wr...

My Latest Preoccupation

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Marian Salzman

Ladies and gentlemen of the Preoccupied movement, allow me to redirect your attention to another location, because Wall Street is getting stale (word ...

Thinking Outside Pandora's Box -- How to Protect Yourself From the Eurozone Debt Crisis Fallout

Irvin G. Schorsch III | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Irvin G. Schorsch III

Can the United States and you, as an investor, escape unscathed? Here are five steps you should take to protect yourself and your portfolios.

The Eurozone: Nation-States With Benefits

Shadi Bushra | Posted 01.08.2012 | College
Shadi Bushra

It's a common issue in romantic relationships in college, where one partner is ready to move forward faster than the other. His or her opposite number...

Zorba - Less Dancing, More Work

Eric Margolis | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

Why should 330 million Europeans face a financial and likely political meltdown for the sake of 11 million profligate Greeks? They should not.

Eurozone Crisis by the Numbers

Hagit Bachrach | Posted 01.07.2012 | World
Hagit Bachrach

The upheaval in the Eurozone is dominating the G20 agenda, global news coverage, and the attention of uneasy investors. However, it is surprising that...

To Euro or Not to Euro?

Costas Azariadis | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business
Costas Azariadis

None of the drawbacks outweigh the obvious and immediate benefits that a suspension of interest payments would confer on Greece.

Greek Prime Minister Launches Efforts To Form Coalition

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's prime minister struggled Saturday to form a temporary coalition government in the near-bankrupt country, extending a p...

Greek Prime Minister Survives Critical Confidence Vote

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote early Saturday, calming a vicious revolt in his Socialist par...

Outrageous Arrogance and Greek Fraud

Michael Farr | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Michael Farr

Outrageous as the Greek situation may be, it could foreshadow our own fate. It is imperative that the United States be able to afford the lifestyle and government we choose.

Why Greece's Debt Shouldn't Be the G20's Biggest Economic Issue

David R. Jones | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
David R. Jones

In the midst of all of the economic and financial uncertainty, it's easy to forget the looming issue of climate change. Yet if we do not act and find a solution, issues such as the size of Greece's debt may unfortunately be somewhat academic.

Greece Threatened With Eurozone Expulsion

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER and GREG KELLER | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

CANNES, France -- European leaders drew a line in the sand for Greece on Wednesday, saying its referendum on a hard-won bailout deal will decide wheth...