Backstory: The Eurozone Crisis

Thursday, June 07, 2012

There’s been talk of Greece returning to the drachma and now the European Union and Germany are said to be exploring the possibility of rescuing Spain. On this week’s first Backstory, Peter Spiegel, Brussels Bureau Chief for the Financial Times, talks about the latest developments in the ongoing economic crisis in the Eurozone.


Peter Spiegel

Comments [5]


While the the Germans were busy exporting and Greeks were busy importing were any of those German exports being imported into Greece? If so, did Germans benefit from what they may think of profligate spending? If so, would failure to help be a bit hypocritical?

Jun. 07 2012 01:47 PM
The Truth from Becky

It's not working, I don't believe him. *turning the radio down a tad*

Jun. 07 2012 01:38 PM
John A.

Becky, He's just trying to inspire confidence. :)

Jun. 07 2012 01:35 PM
The Truth from Becky

I am trying to focus but his voice is annoying me and he is talking too fast!!!

Jun. 07 2012 01:30 PM
George from Bay Ridge

What has been the role of the European Central Bank in the ongoing crisis? Can they provide a solution?

Jun. 07 2012 01:49 AM

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