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Grexit? Greece Again on the Brink as Debt Crisis Threatens Break with EU

The topic of a Grexit is in the news again. Greece is in need of a fourth bail-out. The current government is struggling to reach the required terms in order to receive the new funds. Writing for The Guardian, Helena Smith outlines the current economic condition in Greece.

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What is an Emerging Market?

Are you curious what constitutes an Emerging Market and how this definition differs between index providers? Jonathan Wheatly writing for the Financial Times published this article in August of 2015 to help explain the classification process.

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Redefining EM: Choosing the Best Matrix

The Financial Times has run several articles in 2015 looking at Emerging Markets. This article published by James Kynge examines new ways companies are looking to define Emerging Markets.

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Spain Outperforms Rest of Eurozone’s Big Four Amid Greek Debt Crisis

The Guardian’s economic editor, Larry Elliott, takes a look at Spain’s economy in the wake of the recent Greek debt crisis. Current studies show that Spain’s economy is growing and, per this article, is the best performer of the Eurozone’s big four economies.

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Here’s What the Greek Deal Entails

The conditions for a 3rd bailout for Greece have been agreed! Alen Mattich writing for the Wall Street Journal’s Moneybeat explains what the new deal involves.

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For Spain’s Mariano Rajoy, Greece Crisis is a Political Gift

A recent article by Tobias Buck for the Financial Times offers the reader the opportunity to compare and contrast the decisions made by the Spanish and Greek governments regarding austerity. Spain chose to adopt austerity measures that now have them on track for increasing economic growth per Spanish government forecasts.

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Greece’s Debt Crisis Explained in Charts and Maps

The website Vox has put together this presentation which uses thirteen charts and maps to help explain the reasons behind Greece’s recent economic woes.

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Europe Should Welcome Greece’s Vote

Gideon Rachman of the Financial Times argues that Greece’s “No” vote could present opportunities to maintain the integrity of the Eurozone in less than obvious ways.

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Grexit: To Be or Not To Be?

On June 30th, 2015, Greece defaulted on the International Monetary Fund and accelerated the possibility of their exit from the Eurozone. By the end of July, we should know if a “Grexit” will indeed be a reality. A Grexit will have a tremendous impact on the European and World economies. To help explain how a Grexit could happen and its ramifications, we are providing two recent articles on the topic.

The Wall Street Journal has published “What’s the Timetable to a Grexit” to help define how such an exit would be triggered and how it could still be avoided.

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In an interview for Knowledge@Wharton, Professor Jeremy Siegel provides analysis and context on the impact a Grexit could have on World, European and Greek economies.

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A Greek ‘Deal’ Does Not Solve the Eurozone’s Woes

Greece has been given 4 month’s pause to consider its future, but will it work? Writing for the Wall Street Journal’s Money Beat, Alen Mattich explores the tensions surrounding the Greek bailout and current negotiations.

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