This story has been updated to reflect that GM and Chrysler received a bailout from the U.S. government in 2008.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the yield on 10-year Spanish government bonds. The yield on these bonds was actually 4.70 percent on Tuesday afternoon.
An earlier version had an incorrect amount that Illinois has in unfunded pension obligations.
This story was amended to reflect the euro zone currently has 17 members.