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My #1 Surprise From Visiting Greece

[credit provider=”Business Insider” url=”http://instagr.am/p/L0kaGZSV63/”] ATHENS, GREECE — I don’t leave Greece for another 24 hours, and I’m running the risk of pissing off a lot of the folks I’ve met on the ground, but my #1 surprise after being in Greece for 5 days to cover the election is that […]
My #1 Surprise From Visiting Greece
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Goldman Perfectly Sums Up The Greek Economy In One Paragraph

[credit provider=”Getty”] Goldman’s Themos Fiotakis and Huw Pill have a note out about the Greek election, and we think this paragraph basically perfectly nails the situation today:Overall, Greece will remain a source of uncertainty due to its macro-dynamics. The country is undergoing extreme economic pressures that are likely above and […]
Goldman Perfectly Sums Up The Greek Economy In One Paragraph
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ZERVOS: Here’s The Scariest Number From The Greek Election

[credit provider=”Bloomberg TV”] ATHENS, GREECE — Want to know why the next Greek government—whomever that may be—has virtually no chance of lasting a long time or getting anything done?Because right from the start they’ll be overwhelmingly unpopular.
ZERVOS: Here’s The Scariest Number From The Greek Election
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REPORT: Greek Vote Could End In A Nightmare Scenario Stalemate

[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 […]
REPORT: Greek Vote Could End In A Nightmare Scenario Stalemate
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The Incredible Collapse Of The Athens Stock Market

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.
The Incredible Collapse Of The Athens Stock Market
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The Latest Gossip On The ‘Secret Polls’ In Greece

[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.
The Latest Gossip On The ‘Secret Polls’ In Greece
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For Two Hours, The Greek Crisis Completely Disappeared

[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.
For Two Hours, The Greek Crisis Completely Disappeared
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What Athens Is Like Right Now

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 […]
What Athens Is Like Right Now