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Is It Time to Invest in Greece?

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Welcome to Episode #1 of the Zacks Market Edge Podcast.

Every week, host Tracey Ryniec will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life.

In this episode, Tracey is joined by two Zacks Greek insiders, Domina Tingos and Harry Kougias, both of whom spent time in Greece this summer with family and friends while the Greek crisis was raging and capital controls were in place.

How are the Greek people adapting to the austerity and the economic hardships? Are they hoarding hard assets in case the Euro goes away?

What about the young people, do they see a future in Greece? And a bigger question is, now that a bailout has been put into place, is Greece seen as a permanent member of the European Union? Is the crisis over?

Tracey, Harry and Domina also discuss the entrepreneurial future of Greece and investment opportunities there. Who is coming to Greece and buying up chunks of land?

There are several ways to play Greece as an investor, including owning the Greek ETF (GREK). Buying into Europe, as a whole, is also an option through the iShares Eurozone ETF (EZU) and the Vanguard Europe ETF (VGK).

But is Greece even a good investing opportunity right now? Listen to find out.

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