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Uh Oh: Eurozone Enters Recession for Second Time Since 2009

wulf73 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:42 PM
There is no safety net for anyone, it has been spent already. That is why they want to raise taxes, because they don't have enough money to keep giving to everybody. Social security has been bankrupt for the last several years, the current workers are what is keeping the seniors and and the poverty stricken going, except now we don't have enough workers to do that. We will be the next Greece and Portugal.

Who's up for one more piece of worrisome economic news today?  Katie's already caught you up to speed on the dramatic increase in weekly jobless claims (we'll need to see some additional post-Sandy data points to determine if this is a trend or an outlier), and Kevin ran through some of the basic figures behind our impending fiscal cliff.  Let's hop across the pond to open door number three:

The euro zone debt crisis dragged the bloc into its second recession since 2009 in the third quarter despite modest growth in Germany and...