By: Brent Radcliffe
PIIGS is not the most flattering acronym to describe a group of countries, but Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain may have to make due for the time being. The name is thrown around to describe a set of eurozone countries considered to be the most at risk when it comes to sovereign debt and has grown more popular by the frequency at which stories relating to their economic woes appear in the news. Images of rioters in Greece and protesters in the streets of Spain have come to symbolize both the follies of governments and the fear of future austerity.
TUTORIAL: Credit Crisis