This was the week we discovered the two-euro-fifty coin. After the French recently rejected a commemorative two-euro piece to mark the upcoming bicentennial of the battle of Waterloo, the Belgians found a way to fete Napoleon's defeat in the suburbs of Brussels. Also, in Greece, the International Monetary Fund pulled its negotiating team from crunch debt talks. The clock is winding down to a June 30th deadline for Athens and creditors to avoid a Greek debt default.
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