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Will Greece Ruin The Eurozone?

Greece's new government has taken a firm line over its debts to Europe, recently demanding WWII reparations from Germany. Will this ruin the Eurozone?

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last 24 hours | forbes
ECB's Mario Draghi Makes A Dreadful Mistake Over Greece And The Euro - Forbes
"..."Which is why I think that Dragi's made a mistake here. He's cut himself off from one of his strongest negotiating positions. It's tantamount to insisting that even if Greece defaults then it will remain in the euro. Which I rather do think increases the chances of such a default."..." see full article


973 days ago | bloomberg
Greece Enters Twilight Zone as Visions of Euro Exit Take Shape - Bloomberg
"..."Greece separates from the euro area in a messy default, amid demonstrations, deepening misery for most and the government blaming everything on the Germans."..." see full article


975 days ago | bbc.c
How close is Greece to Grexit? - BBC News
"..."However, even failure to find a deal would not necessarily mean forced default or Grexit. Nor would missing its next debt payments."..." see full article


975 days ago | theguardian
Greece pushed a step closer to eurozone exit after IMF snub - The Guardian

"..."Analysts at the consultancy IHS Global Insight said the risk of an exit was increasing by the day."..." see full article


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976 days ago | abcnews.go
Greek Default Fears Weighing on European Markets - ABC News

"..."Mounting fears of a Greek debt default sent the country's borrowing costs in the markets surging higher. The latest jitters were stoked by a report Thursday in the Financial Times that Greece made an "informal approach" to the International Monetary Fund to have its bailout repayments delayed."..." see full article


976 days ago | bloomberg
Euro Declines as Tension Rises on Schaeuble's Warning to Greece - Bloomberg
"..."The 19-nation currency declined versus all except one of its 16 major counterparts after German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble ruled out further concessions and said it's up to Greece to commit to the reforms needed to release aid. European Union finance ministers plan to meet April 24 to discuss proposals from the cash-strapped nation. The euro touched its weakest level since January versus the Swiss franc."..." see full article


976 days ago | reuters
Germans downbeat on chances of Greek deal next week - Reuters

"...""No one has a clue how we can reach agreement on an ambitious program," he said, adding that Greece's new leftist-led government had "destroyed" all the economic improvements achieved by Athens since 2011."..." see full article


977 days ago | bloomberg
Lew Urges Greece to Reach Deal With Creditors to Avoid Euro Exit - Bloomberg
"..." There's no doubt that if this leads to a crisis such as Greece leaving the euro zone, it will cause an enormous amount of disruption and hardship in Greece, "..." see full article


977 days ago | express.c
Euro Armageddon? Greece prepares for debt default - set to trigger eurozone ... - Express.co.uk
"..."But tensions were raised when Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras brought forward a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin from its scheduled date in May, raising fears that he could turn to Moscow for cash. Russia has previously said that it would consider a loan to Athens if it were asked."..." see full article


978 days ago | bloomberg
Greece Is Risk for Euro Area as Contagion Possible, Knot Says - Bloomberg
"..."The situation in Greece is of concern and a Greek default may have a contagion effect, European Central Bank Governing Council member Klaas Knot said."..." see full article


978 days ago | reuters
Greece casts shadow as ECB money printing buoys euro zone - Reuters

"..."With recent data pointing to a economic turnaround, some financial market traders are already asking when and how the ECB might start scaling down its stimulus, although that is still a long way off for now."..." see full article


979 days ago | cnbc
Greece hits back at reports of euro zone 'shock' - CNBC
"..."But Greece's finance ministry firmly dismissed the report Sunday, saying it was inaccurate and undermined ongoing negotiations, according to the Athens News Agency."..." see full article


979 days ago | theguardian
Greece defends bailout tactics as latest deadline looms - The Guardian

"..."Greece's finance ministry dismissed on Sunday a report by a German newspaper which reported that eurozone officials were disappointed by Greece's failure to come up with plans for economic reforms at last week's talks in Brussels."..." see full article


980 days ago | reuters
Euro zone officials shocked by Greece's stance: Germany's FAS paper - Reuters

"..."Euro zone officials were shocked at Greece's failure to outline plans for structural reforms at last week's talks in Brussels, a German newspaper on Saturday cited participants as saying, adding the Greek representative behaved like a "taxi driver"."..." see full article


981 days ago | thetimes.c
EU draws up secret plans to kick Greece out of eurozone - The Times (subscription)
"..."Eurozone countries are secretly drawing up plans to expel Greece from the European Union's single currency as they prepare for the country to be declared bankrupt next month."..." see full article


982 days ago | theguardian
Greece repays IMF loan - The Guardian

"..."The head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, has rang the alarm bell about the eurozone in a speech that pointed to the risks of low growth and high unemployment."..." see full article


983 days ago | irishtimes
A lack of nerve, not Greece, may lead to fall of euro - Irish Times
"..." If Greece falls out of the euro it will also fall out of Europe. And the failure of the euro would mark the failure of Europe. What unites these twin tragedies is the stubborn reluctance of the authors to rewrite the endings."..." see full article


983 days ago | reuters
Greece makes IMF payment, gets bank funds, but doubts remain - Reuters

"..."Greece made a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund and won extra emergency lending for its banks on Thursday but it remained unclear whether Athens can satisfy skeptical creditors on economic reforms before it runs out of money."..." see full article


983 days ago | uk.reuters
GLOBAL MARKETS-Greece to repay IMF, European stocks at seven-year high - Reuters UK
"..."World equity markets rose on Thursday, lifted after Greece confirmed it will pay a 450 million euro loan tranche to the International Monetary Fund"..." see full article


983 days ago | marketwatch
BOE calls on banks to brace for Greek eurozone exit - MarketWatch
"..."The Bank of England has asked U.K. banks to put emergency plans in place to be able to absorb the potential shock from an escalation of the Greek debt crisis."..." see full article


984 days ago | bloomberg
Piketty Says EU Politics Risks Driving Greece Out of Euro - Bloomberg
"..."Greece, Europe's most-indebted state, is negotiating with euro-area countries and the International Monetary Fund on the terms of its 240 billion-euro ($259 billion) rescue. The standoff, which has left Greece dependent upon European Central Bank loans, risks leading to a default within weeks and its potential exit from the euro area."..." see full article


984 days ago | marketwatch
This unorthodox plan may keep Greece in the eurozone - MarketWatch
"..."To create the fiscal flexibility that Greece's economy so sorely needs to reinvigorate economic growth, meet its debt payments and, ultimately, stay in the eurozone, the Greek government could adopt what economists at the Levy Institute call a parallel financial system that would allow the government to make payments without using hard currency."..." see full article


984 days ago | theguardian
Greece: IMF willing to show 'utmost flexibility' - as it happened

"..."This country is ready to help Greece get back on its feet - moreover in my firm opinion in the euro and not outside the euro."..." see full article


985 days ago | bbc.c
Greece Nazi occupation: Athens asks Germany for 279bn
"..."Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said that Greece "intends to meet all obligations to all its creditors, ad infinitum"."..." see full article


985 days ago | wolfstreet
Greece Brandishes Drachma, Threatens Euro Exit | Wolf Street
"..."All decision makers in the Eurozone know this. They're scratching their heads, marveling at these politicians in Greece who appear to be the only ones who don't know that the threat of returning to the drachma so skillfully leaked backfired and hit the Greeks. As for the creditors, they've known for a long time that they'll never get all their money back. They just haven't explained it to their taxpayers."..." see full article


985 days ago | blogs.spectator.c
This time next year Greece will be out of the euro or Syriza will be ...
"..."But Alexis Tsipras and his Finance Minister the preening intellectual fl neur who the German press likens to Lord Voldemort are on a collision course with their Eurozone colleagues."..." see full article


987 days ago | huffingtonpost
Time Out: Let's Stop the Blame Game in Europe

"..."In the longer term, European leaders must work together to redesign the monetary union so that it supports shared prosperity, rather than fueling mutual resentment. This is a daunting task. But, with a strong sense of purpose, a united approach, and perhaps a positive gesture or two, it can be accomplished."..." see full article


993 days ago | thenation
What's Next for Greece? Debating Syriza's Options

"..."Margaronis shares the opinion of others that Syriza's mandate is to end austerity and restore lost rights, while remaining in the eurozone."..." see full article


999 days ago | huffingtonpost
Help Greece, but Forget About Reparations from Germany

"..."As people inhabiting the same continent and sharing a common cultural, philosophical and religious legacy, we need to care for one another and ensure a standard of living congruent with the values we propagate. We should therefore be ashamed of the hunger many people in Greece bear today. And we should forgive those trying to drive us apart."..." see full article


1000 days ago | nytimes
Running Out of Time and Money, Greece and Germany Seek Common Ground - New York Times

"..."Four weeks after undertaking to do so, Athens has yet to present a list of detailed reforms that it would carry out to get the next installment of credit from its three main creditors the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission, which is acting on behalf of the 18 other members of the eurozone."..." see full article


1000 days ago | thedailybeast
How Greece Became A Basket Case

"..."Syriza has already backtracked on most of its demands, no longer calling for a restructuring of Greece's debt nor claiming they will not pay it."..." see full article


1002 days ago | nytimes
The Greece Issue Breeds Brinkmanship in the Eurozone

"..."Nobody expected that the discussions between Greece and the rest of the eurozone about a new loan agreement would go smoothly. But things seem to be going even worse than expected, with both sides sniping at each other and refusing to engage in meaningful negotiations."..." see full article


1002 days ago | huffingtonpost
'Weimar Greece' and the Future of Europe

"..."In short, the Great Recession has not turned Greece into an illiberal democracy, or (more positively formulated) an ill-functioning liberal democracy; it has always been one. Similarly, the economic crisis has not strengthened political extremism, as Greece has always had a relatively strong extremist party in the pro-Soviet KKE."..." see full article


1007 days ago | realclearpolitics
Is the European Union Dying?

"..."The idea of One Europe has depended on "the denigration of patriotism and national pride," writes Thornton, "Yet all peoples are the products of a particular culture, language, mores, traditions, histories, landscapes. ... That sense of belonging to a community defined by a shared identity cannot be created by a single currency."..." see full article


1010 days ago | wsj
Europe Needs Pro-Growth Policies, Not Stagnation Sympathy
"..."Reform, not easy money, is the only fix for a slowdown that started before 2008."..." see full article


1012 days ago | nytimes
What Greece Won

"..."On the contrary, Greece came out of the negotiations pretty well, although the big fights are still to come. And by doing O.K., Greece has done the rest of Europe a favor."..." see full article



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