The Dow Jones Industrial Average
European stocks largely closed higher today as Germany's jobless rate declined in May. But make no mistake about it: Europe is far from fixed. Investors continue to worry about a potential Greek eurozone exit and the possibility that Spain could need a bailout as it tries to support its third-largest bank, Bankia.
The big picture
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