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Last weekend's electoral outcome in France is becoming nothing more than a side story as investors focus on the election outcome from Greece, where anti-austerity parties won over one-third of the nation's voters. The result was a loss of parliamentary majority for Greece's pro-austerity incumbent parties. Today, this growing uncertainty in Athens drove European officials to consider the delay of 5.2 billion euros tied to the 130-billion-euro bailout approved in March. While this move may turn out to be nothing more than a political gesture encouraging Athens to support previously agreed-upon austerity measures, it speaks to the severity of the situation.
Leading the Dow's decline back in the U.S. is General Electric
Two companies breaking the sour mood on the day are Walt Disney
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