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  • federal reserve governor Ben Bernanke
    Bernanke: Europe poses risks to US economy
    June 8, 2012, by VOANews

    The head of the U.S. central bank, Ben Bernanke, said Thursday that Europe’s financial woes could spread across the Atlantic and harm the U.S. economy. Europe’s economic problems have already […]

  • CEE plan fails to quell Greece fears
    June 8, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who is himself no favorite in Brussels these days, says he has a contingency plan for the Visegrad Four (V4) countries if Greece exits the […]

  • Bulgarian economy flat in Q1
    June 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s economy posted zero growth in the first quarter of the year, data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI) showed on June 6. In real terms, gross domestic product (GDP) […]

  • S&P rates Greek euro zone exit odds at one-in-three
    June 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit ratings agency Standard&Poor’s has described the odds that Greece will exit the euro zone following the June 17 parliamentary elections as “at least a one-in-three chance”. “This could be […]

  • Bulgarian Government mulls new rules on retail chains
    June 5, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Bulgaria’s Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Delyan Dobrev, said on June 4 2012 that amendments to competition protection legislation on an alleged cartel among large grocery retail chains will […]