ATHENS, GREECE — It’s “risk on” to start the week.
ATHENS, GREECE: There he is… Nikolaos Michaloliakos the head of the Golden Dawn party (which is Greece’s Neo-Nazi party) just appeared gloating on TV, after his party took over 6% of the vote, and re-entered parliament.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] UPDATE: The nightmare scenario described below doesn’t look likely to happen now, as it appears that the pro-bailout coalition of New Democracy and SYRIZA will survive.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] UPDATE 4:30 PM ET/11:30 ATHENS If you thought for a moment that the Greek election would end in a clean outcome tonight, the joke was on you.
ATHENS, GREECE — The first wave of Greek exit polls will be out in just under 90 minutes.
[credit provider=”Oli Scarff/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/supporters-of-of-the-syriza-party-erect-a-banner-before-a-news-photo/146354936″] ATHENS, GREECE — An FT report saying that the Greek vote is set to end in “stalemate” is the buzz of the moment.The gist is that the election could have a nightmare outcome, where still no party captures enough support so that a coalition government […]
ATHENS, GREECE — While the world waits for the first exit polls from Greece, which are due at 12:00 PM ET, here’s the latest instalment of Doug Short’s Athens stock market chartology, wherein he compares the collapse of the exchange to that of The Great Depression collapse.
ATHENS, GREECE — I’m sitting inside of a school in a very upscale neighbourhood in Greece, where people are voting in today’s historic election that could determine whether or not Greece stays in the Eurozone.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] ATHENS, GREECE — Technically, no Greek media organisation is allowed to publish polls in the two weeks prior to an election.But “secret polls” continue to happen non-stop, and the results filter out.
[credit provider=”(Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images) “] ATHENS, GREECE: It’s election day in Greece, and the entire world is watching.For those just tuning in, here’s what you need to know:
ATHENS, GREECE — It’s election day in Greece (we’ll be having live coverage all day), and we just wanted to point you to the Google Doodle that shows up on Google.com here in Greece. Very nice (via @stratosathens).
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] ATHENS, GREECE: For at least 2 hours, the crisis in Greece has officially disappeared.That’s because Greece has just defeated Russia (in a major upset) to advance past the first round in the European Cup Football (soccer) tournament.
ATHENS, GREECE: Sunday’s Greek election is going to be incredibly close, as the establishment conservative candidate Samaras does battle with the radical left-winger Alexis Tsipras, of the SYRIZA party.
ATHENS, GREECE — My editor Henry Blodget just asked me on Twitter what Athens was like right now, because a friend of his said that it was a pretty boring Saturday, so I thought this would be a good excuse to post a picture I just took from the roof […]
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] ATHENS, GREECE — The Greek election is Sunday, and the current conventional wisdom is that conservative leader Antonio Samaras is going to win by a narrow amount.”Private polls” (polls commissioned by candidates or banks on behalf of clients) supposedly show Samaras winning, and it seems that enough […]
ATHENS, GREECE — This picture was taken in room 16 of the Zappeion Conference And Exhibition centre, a beautiful building surrounded by gardens that’s about a 10 minute walk away from the Greek Parliament in Athens.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] ATHENS, GREECE — It’s a big cliche at this point, but it’s always said that the greatest companies are forged during periods of the greatest economic hardship.If that’s the case, I probably met some of Europe’s top business leaders last night when I spent part of an […]