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#302: Europe's Worst-Case Scenario

September 2nd, 2011

Episode 405 of 902 episodes

Everybody's worried about Europe's economy. What's the worst that could happen?Bank runs, political riots and falling governments, for a start. Also, the end of the euro as we know it.On today's show, David Beim, a finance professor at Colubmia's b-school, lays out a worst-case scenario for Europe.