Greece Marks Major Economic Milestone in Advance of a Month of Financial Planning

Shrinking Greek unemployment, increases in stocks and retail sales, and a growth target of 2% are all drivers of confidence in the Greek economy. Copyright: Alexandros Michailidis / shutterstock.com


Greece Marks Major Economic Milestone in Advance of a Month of Financial Planning


Last week, marking another major milestone since the end of the debt crisis, the Greek government succeeded in eliminating capital controls. State bonds are down, stocks are up, and finances are looking good. Can Greece keep it up, or will a global recession undo years of hard-fought progress?

B. Lana Guggenheim

B. Lana Guggenheim

Lana is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She has a M.Sc. in International Conflict from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has worked as an analyst, reporter, and editor, covering extremism, culture, economics, and democracy.