In other news Tuesday, two NATO soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan as Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited troops on the front lines. President Obama also met with visiting Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou about his country's…
As Greece seeks support of its plan to bring its finances back from the brink of collapse, there are fears the weakening euro could impact the U.S. in its own economic recovery. Judy Woodruff talks to Greek Prime Minister George…
Greece's financial woes are causing problems on its own shores, as public workers protested government cuts Wendesday. But the debt crisis is making waves abroad as well. Jeffrey Brown talks to Roben Farzhad with Bloomberg Business Week for more.
In other news, Wall Street posted gains Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers that interest rates should remain low. Also, demonstrators clashed with police in Athens after another strike by workers aimed at government plans to freeze…
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Greece has one month to take urgent measures to rein in its debt problems and less time to share information about its currency swaps, EU finance ministers said Tuesday. Jeffrey Brown talks to finance experts Scheherazad Rehman and Simon Johnson.
In other news Thursday, former president Bill Clinton underwent surgery for chest pains, and European leaders promised "determined and coordinated action" to support Greece as it battles a debt crisis.
With mounting debt putting Greece dangerously close to a sovereign default, the country is under increasing pressure from European Union nations to reign in spending. John Sparks of ITN reports.
The financial markets remain unstable as disagreement persists within the European Union about how to deal with swelling debt levels in Greece, Portugal and Spain. Jeffrey Brown talks to an economist for insight.
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With the end of a tumultuous economic year approaching, the PBS NewsHour asked several economists to look ahead to 2010 and answer one question: What other crises may be looming?…
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