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SCOTT BARLOW

Europe’s GDP thrashing threatens global economy

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Thursday’s reports on EU gross domestic product were a figurative bloodbath of economic misery. With the great European experiment sliding into the economic abyss, the biggest surprise is why this has had so little effect on the global economy.