Greek Debt Crisis Comes Center Stage Again As Markets Tank

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The government debt crisis – and the politically unpopular methods required to solve the problem – are taking center stage in Greece, as the ruling government is calling for new elections and the stock and bond markets are crashing. Greek debt crisis: EU finance ministers wanted more austerity measures Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras called for the election after an unsuccessful bid to win approval from Brussels over his 2015 budget.  EU finance ministers overseeing the government bailout wanted more austerity measures, which Samaras says are crippling his country and whose people can no longer accept the tough measures. In…


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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.