The Latest Greek "Bailout" In A Nutshell: AAA-Rated Euro Countries To Fund Massive Hedge Fund Profits
November 21, 2012 - 2:06pm
With constantly changing variables in what will be the fourth and not final Greek bailout, it has been relatively difficult to pinpoint just what the "fulcrum security" is in the ongoing restructuring that is not really a cramdown bankruptcy but kinda, sorta is, and more importantly where the money will come from. A big issue that Europe has discovered with a two and a half year delay (pointed out here first, but anyone with capacity for rational thought could have grasped it at the time), is that Greece has hit the inflection point where without more, and substantial, debt forgiveness it is unviable entity, and will certainly not hike the Troika's hard line target of 120% debt/GDP by 2020. In other words, Greece can no longer layer more debt to pay down debt. The problem is that both Germany and the ECB have decreed they will not agree to Official Sector impairments (recall the privat...
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