Public pensions - The Economist
The EconomistPublic pensionsThe EconomistIllinois is like Greece in one obvious way: it overpromised and underdelivered on pensions and has little appetite for dealing with the problem, says Hal Weitzman of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. This large Midwestern state, with ...and more »
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 9:41 pm
Greece hockey team honors student -
Greece hockey team honors studentRochester Democrat and ChronicleThe brief presentation before the Greece high school teams played for the "Storm Trophy" on Thursday was a celebration of Stoyle's survival of a traumatic accident as he rode an ATV. It was also a time to thank the Mercy Flight organization that helped ...and more »
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 8:08 pm
A quick look into the most indebted country
Market RealistA quick look into the most indebted country in Europe: GreeceMarket RealistOver the past couple of years, Greece has seen it all. From the Greek Depression to being downgraded to junk status in April 2010, to being bailed out twice by the European Union (or EU) and the International Monetary Fund (or IMF), to the current ...and more »
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 3:05 pm
Greece: Buy The Fear (GREK) - Seeking Alpha
Greece: Buy The Fear (GREK)Seeking AlphaInvestor anxiety has once again reared its head over the Greek political drama. A market-friendly outcome seems the most likely scenario, regardless of the outcome of parliamentary voting. Greece is likely to get a "friendly" exit offer from its ...
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:45 am
Merkel: Greece's Prospects Better Than Two
Greek ReporterMerkel: Greece's Prospects Better Than Two Years Ago, Much to be DoneGreek ReporterHer belief that the prospects of Greece are better than they were two years ago, expressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the federal parliament (Bundestag), adding though that much has to be done. The Bundestag was voting today over the ...
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:37 am
Political crisis in Greece impacts stock
Yields on the Greek 10-year bonds breached the 9% mark on December 11, climbing the most since May 2012.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 2:22 pm
Investors raise doubts on Greece’s
The immediate impact of Greece’s political crisis is evident in the capital markets, which have become jittery since Antonis Samaras called for snap presidential elections.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:22 pm
Greece: Can Syriza come to power?
Greece is the Eurozone’s most indebted country, with a 175.1% debt-to-GDP ratio. In the world, it’s second only to Japan, with a 227.2% debt-to-GDP ratio.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 10:22 am
Greece Prime Minister’s market-moving
The continuance of the New Democracy party’s ruling status is largely dependent on the snap election results, scheduled to be announced on December 29.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:22 am
Why the bailout extension is politically
Disagreement over new austerity measures with the troika led Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to take a sudden and market-moving decision on December 9.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:22 am
Greece: Can Syriza come to power?
How Greece’s political crisis may impact your investments in the Euro area (Part 5 of 7) (Continued from Part 4) Can Syriza win? So far, the economy of Greece (GREK) has faced five years of difficult reforms, four changes of government, two bailouts ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:59 am
Why Early Elections Aren't a Risk for Greece
Since 2010, when it was excluded from the markets, Greece has lost most of its sovereignty by surrendering unconditionally to its lenders the power of taking important decisions about its future. As a result, the Greek governments, including the current ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:25 am
Greece hockey team honors student injured in
Each time the name Jake Stoyle was mentioned, the players, some of his friends and former Monroe County Youth Hockey teammates, tapped the ice with their sticks. His grandparents, aunts, uncles and people close to his family chanted "Stoyle'' from the ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:57 am
In Greece, young migrants fight to be
ATHENS, Greece — Nikos Odubitan's friends see him as the quintessential Greek, and not just because he has one of the most common Greek first names. He gestures like a Greek and argues like a Greek. He uses both the slang of his generation and obscure ...
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:55 pm
Germany Backs Plans to Extend Greece’s
BERLIN—Germany’s parliament on Thursday backed plans to extend Greece’s bailout program by two months after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said it would help stabilize financial markets. The plan, which has been drawn up by eurozone governments ...
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 7:47 pm
Council of Europe: Greece could ban Golden
The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights said Tuesday that Greece has the legal right to ban the far-right Golden Dawn party, the first time an international rights organization has raised the prospect of a ban.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 3:25 am
Greece holds out hope for 2013 budget target
Greece's finance minister pledged Tuesday to stick with unpopular austerity measures and correct years of profligate state spending, in the hope of securing a budget surplus this year that could pave the way for a new debt reduction deal.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 12:33 am
Syrian man arrested in Greece with weapons
A senior police official says a Syrian man has been arrested on Greece's northeastern border with Turkey with a large batch of telescopic sights for rifles and shoulder-fired rocket launchers.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 2:45 pm
Greece charges German with smuggling silver
A German man has been charged with trying to smuggle hundreds of pounds of silver out of Greece, part of a crackdown on the pawnbroker trade flourishing since Athens nearly went broke three years ago.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 9:04 am
Greece, Germany bicker over war reparations
A long-standing debate over whether Germany still owes Greece war reparations stemming from the Nazi occupation erupted anew Thursday in a spat between Greece's foreign minister and Germany's finance minister.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: Why did Macedonia attack
List some reasons why Macedonia attacked Greece
Posted on 26 February 2013 | 3:00 pm
Resolved Question: What happens if Greece
Can someone tell me what the impacts of Greece going bankrupt would be? (on the people and economy). I have cartoon-like images in my mind of the whole country imploding... Obviously I know this won't happen :)
Also, why are they going bankrupt in the first place?
Be as long winded as you like, but please use small/simple words as I'm not an economist/have never studied economics!
Posted on 27 February 2012 | 9:29 am
Resolved Question: What happen to Greece?
I read that Greece is in a financial mess. What did they do to get into that mess? I am thinking; hey, it is Greece. Their government has been around a really long time!
Posted on 14 February 2012 | 6:35 pm
Resolved Question: Whats going on with
why is greeces economy crappy
what made it bad?
who is helping Greece and how are they helping?
how did the EU destroy greece?
Posted on 13 November 2011 | 1:21 pm
Resolved Question: When was Greece founded?
What year was Greece founded, or established?
Posted on 1 November 2011 | 12:11 pm