A man walks past a Eurobank branch in central 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 ... more 
A man walks past a Eurobank branch in central 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. The widely anticipated move would create Greece's biggest bank, and was immediately welcomed by the country's Socialist government. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kostas Tsironis
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 8:09 AM EDT