Feb 102012

Markets set to open sharply lower on new worries about Greece. Apparently European leaders want assurances and proof that Greek leaders will actually implement the austerity programs that have been promised.    4PM: S&P ended the day at 1343, down 9 points. Greece was the main issue throught the day. Overall for the week, S&P almost flat.

U.S. Stock Futures Retreat on Greece Concern (Bloomberg)

Greek uncertainty rises as Europe demands vote (MarketWatch)

Greeks strike against IMF/EU austerity before crucial vote (Reuters)