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Euro currency's missing pieces challenge policymakers
Euro currency's missing pieces challenge policymakers

Europe's struggle with economic stagnation is raising questions about whether its prized project — the shared euro currency — can bounce back or even just survive. Fundamental gaps left at the euro's creation in 1999 are haunting its policymakers. The euro's missing pieces have come into sharper focus as the European Central Bank prepares to decide Thursday whether more monetary stimulus is needed to ward off crippling deflation and as Greece faces a Sunday election that could conceivably lead to its leaving the 19-nation Eurozone. Richer countries' reluctance to share taxpayer money with poorer ones is still blocking change. Fixing the euro will be a...

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