September 18, 2013
The International Monetary Fund says Greece will need between 8.25 and 10.5 billion euros next year, according to a September 15 article in the Greek Reporter. Social mood is trending negatively in Greece, where the Athens Stock Exchange is down 88% since its October 2007 high. Conditions in the country are grim. A September 16 BBC article says Greece’s economy has shrunk by 23% since 2008 and that international lenders expect it to diminish by an additional 4.2% this year. Unemployment in Greece is nearing 30%.
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