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Global Financial Crisis Expert Analysis.

As the lion's share of the world's nations suffer from austerity policies, politicians, financial experts and civil society activists came together this month for a three-day international conference to discuss alternative ways of tackling the debt crisis.

North and South

American Indexes

1. Dow Jones Ind Average +113.27 +0.64% 17,920.33 | 2. P 500 INDEX United States +10.28 +0.49% 2,109.41

3. Brazil Bovespa Stock Brazil -187.70 -0.37% 50,431.80 | 4. Canada P/TSX 60 Canada +2.44 +0.29% 832.81

5. Santiago Index IPSA Chile +31.67 +0.80% 3,108.03 | 6. IPC Mexico -70.50 -0.15% 45,857.73

7. Dow Jones Ind Average +113.27 +0.64% 17,920.33 | 8. P 500 INDEX United States +10.28 +0.49% 2,109.41

9. Brazil Bovespa Stock Brazil -187.70 -0.37% 50,431.80 | 10. Canada P/TSX 60 Canada +2.44 +0.29% 832.81

11. Santiago Index IPSA Chile +31.67 +0.80% 3,108.03 | 12. IPC Mexico -70.50 -0.15% 45,857.73

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As the lion's share of the world's nations suffer from austerity policies, politicians, financial experts and civil society activists came together this month for a three-day international conference to discuss alternative ways of tackling the debt crisis.