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If the three and four letter agencies can actually bail out all of the bond holders, given the existing diameter of the Euro faucet. There is likely to be cascading failures, with most of the worst on a single day, certainly within a single week. Of course, Bernanke will offer unlimited dollar swaps. That is what he is there for.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 11th, 2011 at 08:02:59 PM EST
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