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Court Delay Spells Risky ‘Endurance Test’ for Euro

Germany‘s top court isn’t going to let Europe badger it into making a quick ruling on the permanent bailout fund and fiscal pact. As a result, the euro could be in a dangerous limbo till autumn. German commentators say the

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Court Delay Spells Risky ‘Endurance Test’ for Euro

Germany‘s top court isn’t going to let Europe badger it into making a quick ruling on the permanent bailout fund and fiscal pact. As a result, the euro could be in a dangerous limbo till autumn. German commentators say the

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IKARIA, GREECE: The Oldest People On Earth Reveal The Secrets To Living Past 100 Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ikaria-greece-longevity-secrets-2012-7?op=1#ixzz20ZXCIixZ

Jeremy Vandel/Flickr There’s no magic bullet to living beyond the age of 100. But some places are on the right track. National Geographic writer Dan Buettner seeks out “Blue Zones,” a few pockets around the world where a higher number of

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IKARIA, GREECE: The Oldest People On Earth Reveal The Secrets To Living Past 100 Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ikaria-greece-longevity-secrets-2012-7?op=1#ixzz20ZXCIixZ

Jeremy Vandel/Flickr There’s no magic bullet to living beyond the age of 100. But some places are on the right track. National Geographic writer Dan Buettner seeks out “Blue Zones,” a few pockets around the world where a higher number of

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MOODY’S SLASHES ITALY BY 2 NOTCHES

  Moody’s just downgraded Italy’s govenment bond rating to Baa2 from A3, a two notch downgrade.  And the outlook remains negative. They gave two reasons for the move: “Italy is more likely to experience a further sharp increase in its funding costs or

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MOODY’S SLASHES ITALY BY 2 NOTCHES

  Moody’s just downgraded Italy’s govenment bond rating to Baa2 from A3, a two notch downgrade.  And the outlook remains negative. They gave two reasons for the move: “Italy is more likely to experience a further sharp increase in its funding costs or

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Paul Krugman: The Euro Crisis Will End With Something ‘Impossible’ Happening

In an exclusive interview, Paul Krugman — who just published a new book titled End This Depression Now! — tells us how the Euro crisis will end. He basically sees two possible outcomes, both of which are “impossible.” One possibility is that

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Paul Krugman: The Euro Crisis Will End With Something ‘Impossible’ Happening

In an exclusive interview, Paul Krugman — who just published a new book titled End This Depression Now! — tells us how the Euro crisis will end. He basically sees two possible outcomes, both of which are “impossible.” One possibility is that

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Any Renegotiating You Can Do, I Can Do Better.

Greek politicians appear to have come up with a cute little game. It may as well be called “Any Renegotiating You Can Do, I Can Do Better.” When he was leader of the conservative opposition, Antonis Samaras liked to attack

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Any Renegotiating You Can Do, I Can Do Better.

Greek politicians appear to have come up with a cute little game. It may as well be called “Any Renegotiating You Can Do, I Can Do Better.” When he was leader of the conservative opposition, Antonis Samaras liked to attack

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Coalition leaders agree to bring forward bailout renegotiation

 Fotis Kouvelis is seen leaving the Maximos Mansion following a meeting with coalition partners Antonis Samaras and Evangelos Venizelos. The leaders of the three parties that form Greece’s coalition government agreed Wednesday to speed up the process by which Athens

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Coalition leaders agree to bring forward bailout renegotiation

 Fotis Kouvelis is seen leaving the Maximos Mansion following a meeting with coalition partners Antonis Samaras and Evangelos Venizelos. The leaders of the three parties that form Greece’s coalition government agreed Wednesday to speed up the process by which Athens

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Italy Faces ‘War’ in Economic Revamp, Monti Warns

Prime Minister Mario Monti said Italy faced a “war” at home and abroad as his government pushes to revamp the euro-zone‘s third-biggest economy and extricate it from the region’s debt crisis. The premiere’s remarks at a banking conference in Rome

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Italy Faces ‘War’ in Economic Revamp, Monti Warns

Prime Minister Mario Monti said Italy faced a “war” at home and abroad as his government pushes to revamp the euro-zone‘s third-biggest economy and extricate it from the region’s debt crisis. The premiere’s remarks at a banking conference in Rome