Despite having some excitement the last few months, the second quarter of 2015 has brought us small positive returns in many of the U.S. and global indices, along with some notable news from Europe, China, and Puerto Rico.
Let’s take a closer look. For those of you visually oriented, here’s a summary graph, followed by the specific details.
Well, the Greek voters were asked, once again, whether they would accept additional austerity measures that were demanded by their creditors, including the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Commission. And once again they voted—this time overwhelmingly (61.31% to 38.69%)—to hunker down and move the country to the brink of a “Grexit&
If you have turned on the TV or the radio lately, you have heard a lot about the Greek financial crisis. Monday stock markets across the board dropped on the news, as a knee jerk reaction. Here’s an overview for you regarding the issues facing Greece and the EU. However you look at it, the standoff between the nation of Greece and the leaders of the European Union i