With indicators coming out every day announcing a new trajectory for the stock market, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Looking across the pond, European Union president Herman Van Rompuy released a 10-year proposal to smooth the future of the economic and monetary union. Germany, the engine behind the Continent, immediately raised opposition to the plan's emphasis on debt sharing over controlling national budgets, as the country has loudly voiced its request for strict austerity measures for Greece and other countries receiving bailout funds. Germany's protest increases doubts that the European summit set for Thursday and Friday will make much progress on the EU's economic woes.
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