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Description:  Greece was gripped by a nationwide general strike, in what is seen as a key test of the government’s ability to shepherd through tough austerity measures in exchange for a multibillion-euro bailout. Charles Forelle, Evan Newmark and Mike Reid discuss.

Source:  Marketwatch.com – video report
 
Date: 05/05/2010

Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/am-report-strike-tests-greece-europe/58C75EFA-FA3A-4325-9531-E972A0FBC338

Questions for discussion:

  • How does the risk associated with the Euro affect investing in stock and bond markets around the world?
  • Do you believe the current bailout for Greece will be sufficient to stabilize currencies and investment markets?
  • Do you believe the Euro will eventually collapse? Explain your thinking?

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