Markets this week were volatile as investors weighed the news coming out of Europe concerning the potential bailout of Greece. On Thursday, European leaders pledged unprecedented support to Greece, yet they failed to provide any details of how the bailout would work. Of course, Greece is not alone among European countries with too much debt, which threatens to derail the budding economic recovery. As a result, the resolution of this crisis has significant implications for global markets.

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