Monday, June 11, 2012

Climateer Line of the Day: "The Real Issue" in Europe Edition

Credit Suisse via ZeroHedge:
"It’s all about Spain”, so now we are cutting to the chase. Recapitalization of the banks versus funding the sovereign is of course a semantic issue given the nature of the interplay. But it enables the attempted finesse we describe below.

"Portugal cannot rescue Greece, Spain cannot rescue Portugal, Italy cannot  rescue Spain (as is surely about to become all too abundantly clear),  France cannot rescue Italy, but Germany can rescue France."...

While it is difficult to pull ones self up by ones pinstripes, it is infinitely easier to hoist oneself on ones own petard.