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  • A man walks outside the Bank of Greece headquarters during a demonstation against government's austerity measures in central Athens.

    Greece has remained the world’s riskiest sovereign debt for the second quarter running in the first quarter of this year, according to a report by independent credit market data provider CMA.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    There could be about $100 billion of defaults in municipal bonds over the next five years, a report by Roubini Global Economics, the company founded by famous economist Nouriel Roubini, showed, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Nouriel Roubini guest hosts Squawk Box on CNBC.

    Risks that the troubles in Egypt may spread have increased and the uprisings have a negative effect on growth, as well as contributing to higher prices, economist Nouriel Roubini said.

  • dublin commuters the earl

    The Swiss central bank confirmed it has excluded Irish government debt from a list of assets considered eligible as collateral for its repo deals – operations under which it lends money against collateral.

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    Call it one of the dirty little secrets of the education industry: When students can’t pay their loans, many schools manage (some would say, manipulate) default rates so they look better than they really are.

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    Germany is pushing to let hopelessly indebted governments do exactly that — admit they can't pay and hit bond investors with the costs instead of taxpayers.

  • Dublin, Ireland

    Ireland has opened the door to a renegotiation with senior bondholders of its two nationalized banks despite previously opposing any such move. The FT reports.