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Greece Points to June IMF Payment as Next Cliffhanger

bloomberg.com — The Greek government is priming investors for another cliffhanger on June 5. While Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis insisted on Monday that the government will pay salaries and pensions due at the end of this month, he refused to be drawn on whether the administration will be able to find the roughly 300 million euros ($329 million) its due to pay the International Monetary Fund at the end of next week.

Tsipras Urges Euro-Area Creditors to Compromise for Greek Deal

bloomberg.com — Greek society can't absorb more austerity, and the country's creditors must compromise to break the impasse over the release of funds for its cash-strapped economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said.

German Tourists Cool on Greece as ATMs at Risk of Crunch

bloomberg.com — Greece's standoff with creditors is threatening the surge in tourism that helped drag the country out of a six-year slump in 2014. A strong start to the year has tailed off in recent months with potential visitors deterred by the risk of being caught up in a cash crunch.

Varoufakis Says QE Access Would Have Helped Greece

bloomberg.com — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said access to the European Central Bank's quantitative-easing program would have been "especially positive" for Greece. Greece was excluded from the ECB's 1.1-trillion-euro ($1.3 trillion) asset-purchase program as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras fought with creditors over the terms of the country's bailout.

Greece Returns to Recession as Bailout Impasse Drains Economy

bloomberg.com — Greece's economy went back into recession in the first quarter as a standoff with its international creditors renewed doubts about its place in the euro area. Gross domestic product contracted 0.2 percent in the three months through March after shrinking 0.4 percent in the previous period, the European Union's statistics office in Luxembourg said Wednesday.

Greece Attacks Creditors as ECB Considers Next Step

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Greece blasts creditors for failure to end financial impasse

smh.com.au — Greece blamed its creditors for the failure to end the impasse over its fiscal crisis as government bonds slumped and the European Central Bank weighs how much more liquidity to offer its financial system. No deal will be possible until the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund reduce the number of red lines they're demanding, a government official said on Tuesday.

Greece blasts creditors for failure to end finacial impasse

smh.com.au — Greece blamed its creditors for the failure to end the impasse over its fiscal crisis as government bonds slumped and the European Central Bank weighs how much more liquidity to offer its financial system. No deal will be possible until the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund reduce the number of red lines they're demanding, a government official said on Tuesday.

Greece Says Compromise Not Possible Under Current Conditions

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Greek Talks Drag On as New EU Forecasts Set to Underscore Crisis

bloomberg.com — Greece's talks with international creditors dragged on as the European Commission prepares new forecasts that are likely to underscore the scale of the crisis facing the country's government. While officials on all sides have reported progress, six days of talks have yet to provide the breakthrough that Greece needs to guarantee the flow of liquidity to its banks.
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May 26, 2015

RT @bensills23: @TheStalwart i always wondered what happens to Capitalism when everyone's indexing and no one's actually deciding where to allocate capital

May 23, 2015

RT @Independent: We don't think New Zealanders are taking redesigning their national flag entirely seriously i100.io/yNmFGVf pic.twitter.com/GrnfTFhWws



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