“Demands for further escape referendums.”
Trouble brewing in the Netherlands.
It’s the competition folks – not the bank regulators. And they have real teeth.
Official secrecy, obfuscation, and deception rule.
Et tu, Finland?
Bizzzaro world of maniacal central banking and crackpot financial engineering.
Belgium is known for its surprises. For example, it got by amazingly well for a couple of years without a national government, to the chagrin of a lot of people. Now that tiny country with a tiny economy is suddenly piling up a mountain of US Treasuries.
By Cassandra: In the South of the Eurozone, people feel crushed, their future sacrificed on the altar of the Holy Euro. I’m in the Netherlands, so north of the Great Divide. We’re not suffering as much as the people in Greece, Spain, and Portugal. Not yet.
The tiny country of Belgium with a GDP of $484 billion, a country that became famous to the chagrin of some people because it did just fine for a couple of years without a national government – well, it’s growing an enormous mountain of US Treasuries.
By Don Quijones: “We will not be taking any questions on the specifics of the Spanish situation.”