The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics around the investing world.
Greece had its vote last Sunday, and the results were mixed. The New Democracy Party won a very narrow victory, which means Greece will probably try to remain in the eurozone in the near future. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were flat on the day after the vote, however, as Spain's dire financial situation took center stage. David and John consider how all this might play out for investors and discuss several companies that might provide some stability in these tumultuous times.
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