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Description: Investors may take a skeptical view of Europe’s latest stress tests after eight banks failed with a combined capital shortfall of just 2.5 billion euros ($3.5 billion).

Source:  Marketwatch.com

Date: 07/15/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/eight-banks-fail-europes-stress-tests-2011-07-15

Questions for discussion:

  • What does “failure” mean, in this context?
  • What are the implications for the economies of Europe and elsewhere?
  • What would you advise investors?

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