…She told Greek parties running in fresh elections on June 17 that
faces no choice but to make the difficult economic reforms laid out in its
EU/IMF bailout package, or its financing will be cut off… Greece
Friday, June 1, 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
By Hugo Dixon MAY 28, 2012
…Roughly three quarters want to stay with the euro but two thirds don’t want the reform-plus-austerity programme…The next election is unlikely to resolve this inconsistency…
… Germany, for one, will not be blackmailed by threats of mutually assured destruction…
Friday, May 25, 2012
...A few months without foreign aid and E.C.B. lending, Mr. Kirkegaard said, would be enough to convince the Greek people that the conditions imposed by foreign lenders would be the lesser evil....
The New York Times
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
By Maria Petrakis, Natalie Weeks and Marcus Bensasson - May 15, 2012 4:56 PM GMT+0300
Greece will hold new elections after President Karolos Papoulias failed to broker a governing coalition following an inconclusive May 6 vote, raising concern it may exit the euro. The currency and euro-area stocks fell.
Further talks are due in
Greece amid a scramble to try to
secure a workable government following inconclusive elections nine days ago.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Though Financial Markets Are Relatively Calm, Concern Grows About Impact of Potential Exit From the Common Currency
The Wall Street Journal
By CHARLES FORELLE
Financial markets' relatively calm reaction to the Greek turmoil masked rising risks
is on a road that leads to its exit from the euro zone, with hard-to-predict