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    US Going Same Route as Greece, Portugal: Economist

    Lisa Auret CNBC April 7, 2011 The US is going down a similar road as that taken by Greece and Portugal with regard to its budget decisions, John E. Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, said on Wednesday. “To me—being in Europe for a few days—the plot in Greece and Portugal sounds an awful...
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    Sarkozy Opposes IMF Loan to Greece, Widens Rift With Germany

    Helene Fouquet Bloomberg News Friday, March 19, 2010 March 19 (Bloomberg) — President Nicolas Sarkozy opposes Germany’s call for an International Monetary Fund loan to Greece, a French government official said, pitting the euro area’s biggest members against one another over a rescue plan. The...
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    MEP: Euro will collapse, ‘Pig States’ to bring EU down

    March 17, 2010 EU finance ministers are about to thrash out how they can help debt-stricken Greece. Not all are convinced, saying prospects of a deal look bleak. Greece has been ravaged by strikes and protests as it tries to plug its 419-billion-dollar black hole. For more on this, RT talks to...
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    UK taxpayer ‘WILL pay tens of billions of euros for Greek rescue’

    Karl West UK Daily Mail March 15, 2010 The UK taxpayer could still end up forking out for the bailout of debt-stricken Greece despite Treasury assurances, politicians warned last night. The fears come as eurozone finance ministers are today expected to discuss a package of aid worth tens of...