FILE - In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes the governor of the Banca d'Italia and candidate for the European Central Bank presidency Mario Draghi at the chancellery in Berlin. The worst of Europe’s financial crisis appears to be over. European leaders have taken steps to ease the panic that has plagued the region for three turbulent years. Much of the credit for easing Europe’s financial crisis goes to the European Central Bank, which has become more aggressive over the past year under the leadership of Mario Draghi. Merkel has also helped ease financial tensions across the region by speaking more forcefully about the need to hold the euro together. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

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FILE - In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes the governor of the Banca d'Italia and candidate for the European Central Bank presidency Mario Draghi at the chancellery in Berlin. The worst of Europe’s financial crisis appears to be over. European leaders have taken steps to ease the panic that has plagued the region for three turbulent years. Much of the credit for easing Europe’s financial crisis goes to the European Central Bank, which has become more aggressive over the past year under the leadership of Mario Draghi. Merkel has also helped ease financial tensions across the region by speaking more forcefully about the need to hold the euro together. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
FILE - In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes the governor of the Banca d'Italia and candidate for the European Central Bank presidency Mario Draghi at the chancellery in Berlin. The worst of Europe’s financial crisis appears to be over. European leaders have taken steps to ease the panic that has plagued the region for three turbulent years. Much of the credit for easing Europe’s financial crisis goes to the European Central Bank, which has become more aggressive over the past year under the leadership of Mario Draghi. Merkel has also helped ease financial tensions across the region by speaking more forcefully about the need to hold the euro together. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
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