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Why Eurozone Countries have problems with debt
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Debt Crisis Glossary

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A guide to many of the  terms currently cropping up regularly in articles about the debt crisis.

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What really caused the eurozone crisis?

What really caused the eurozone crisis? | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
As eurozone governments hammer out new rules to limit their borrowing, are they missing the point of the crisis?
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Eurozone crisis is back and here to stay

Eurozone crisis is back and here to stay | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it

It was always fantasy to believe the ECB could solve its problems by ladling out ultra-cheap money to European banks...

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GREECE: greed, tax evasion and waste

GREECE: greed, tax evasion and waste | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it

Why Greece is a 'failed state' when it comes to spending too much but not collecting taxes.

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Greek austerity measures: Too bitter a pill?

Greek austerity measures: Too bitter a pill? | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
University of Athens economist Yanis Varoufakis tells Steve Kroft that austerity measures in Greece have been "poisonous" to its economy.
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What is the European Debt Crisis?

What is the European Debt Crisis? | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
The European debt crisis, which began in late 2009, is the shorthand term for the region’s struggle to pay the debts it has built up in recent decades.
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Explaining Europe's Debt Crisis

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As fear continues to spread over the impact of the Greek debt crisis, more people are questioning how such a small country could impact markets around the world.
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Graphic: European debt crisis explained - Telegraph

Graphic: European debt crisis explained - Telegraph | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
The complex web of lending between banks in Europe means the whole continent is threatened by the possibility of Greece defaulting on its loans.
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What is a rating agency?

What is a rating agency? | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
The opinions of the ratings agencies can cause huge shifts in the value of government and company debt - and the interest rates they pay - but what exactly are they?
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What is the Euro bailout fund?

What is the Euro bailout fund? | The Sovereign Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Robert Peston, the BBC's Business Editor, explains what the European Financial Stability Facility is.
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