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Greece is once again in the news amid concerns that not enough investors will go along with a March 20 bond swap that is needed for the country to meet the amount it owes. If not enough investors agree to participate, Greece could force a majority-wins vote, but that could trigger credit-default-swap payments and rattle financial markets.
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Naturally, bank stocks took it on the chin, too. The big five banks, Citigroup
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