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Monday's 5 Biggest Stories
Greek leaders vote in favor of austerity measures, riots ensue, buildings burn. Rinse, repeat.
The drama isn't over yet. Greek ministers who voted against the measures will likely be replaced. How's that for democracy?
Meanwhile, Antonis Samaras, who will likely become Greece's next prime minister after April elections, demands that the bailouts be renegotiated. Here we go again.
Talk about kicking the can down the road: China tells its banks to roll over loans to local governments. How do you say "Extend and pretend" in Chinese?
Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker is set to speak out in favor of the pesky bank rule that bears his name.
Seriously, guys. We have to start worrying about the transports, down 1.2% this month even as the broader market is up 1.3%.
Britain will avoid a recession, although growth won't be anything to get excited about.
What should we make of Nuance
Perhaps you should think twice about listening to Warren Buffett talk about bonds.
Odds and Ends
Florida firemen likely aren't wearing Ralph Lauren
Yep, Whitney Houston is dead. And I'm sure everyone on Facebook and Twitter linked to this video this weekend, but I don't care.
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