Alpha Bank's chairman Yannis Costopoulos passes by a screen that reads: 'Press conference' and shows Alpha bank and Eurobank logos after a press conference in Athens Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Greece's ... more 
Alpha Bank's chairman Yannis Costopoulos passes by a screen that reads: 'Press conference' and shows Alpha bank and Eurobank logos after a press conference in Athens Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Greece's second and third largest lenders, Eurobank and Alpha Bank, on Monday announced plans to merge in order to better withstand the country's acute financial crisis. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kostas Tsironis
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 9:29 AM EDT