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European Leaders Confer on Stabilizing Markets

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European Leaders Confer on Stabilizing Markets

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European Leaders Confer on Stabilizing Markets

European Leaders Confer on Stabilizing Markets

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The leaders of Britain, France, Germany and Italy met Tuesday in London to discuss the world's financial turmoil.

Joined by the head of the European Union, the leaders met amid a world credit shortage, stock market volatility and the impact of a massive bank fraud in France — and as the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for world economic growth this year.

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