5 Things You Need to Know Before the Stock Market Opens
Tuesday's 5 Biggest Stories
Greece wins a second, $173 billion bailout from the rest of Europe. So how soon until we start this process again for a third bailout?
Italian and Spanish yields fall after the Greek rescue announcement. But with Portugal missing out, the gains could be fleeting.
European stocks, meanwhile, aren't doing anything today. Buy the rumor, sell the news.
Oh, by the way, Greece's debt load could become 160% of GDP by 2020 and would require more relief.
The Russell 2000 Index, which measures small-cap stocks, is near an all-time high. This comes as investors are yanking cash from small-cap funds.
Odds and Ends
No, seriously, should we start worrying about inflation yet?
Happy Tuesday! Here's a Yeah Yeah Yeahs song to kick off your holiday-shortened week.
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