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Budget breather for Greece would spur economic recovery: report

Greece Bailout

Finance ministry officials in Greece have calculated that the debt-stricken country's economy will recover faster and its debt be more sustainable if it is given two more years to reduce its budget deficit, a Greek newspaper reported on Saturday.


Dow falls more than 200, interrupting 2012 rally

Stock Market

Stocks suffered their biggest losses in three months Tuesday, the first hiccup in a strong and steady rally to start the year. Wall Street worried about the global economy and waited while Greece pressured the last investors to sign on for its bailout.


Failure of Greek debt deal could cost $1 trillion

Decision day for the Greek debt crisis is drawing near, and insiders are predicting that if things go awry it could cost the world economy $1 trillion.


Stocks close down on worries about European growth

Stocks tumbled for a second day Friday after concerns grew that the deep spending cuts under Europe's bailout plan would slow a global recovery.


Greece Reaches Deal for Rescue Package

Greece Reaches Deal for Rescue Package

Greece reached agreement with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund on rescue loans to keep Athens from defaulting on its debts, a deal that will impose harsh cuts on the county's 11 million people for years.


Euro-Zone Nations Offer $40 Billion to Greece

Euro-Zone Nations Offer $40 Billion to Greece

Euro-zone finance ministers unanimously approved a detailed emergency aid mechanism for Greece but stressed that the country had not yet requested a bailout.


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