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Bankia Gets 'Pre-Bailout' Bailout "Immediately" As Bad Loans Jump 44%

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With Spain's new-found belief in its own incompetence omnipotence, they are now throwing bad money after bad in advance of the European bailout by pre-bailing out (bridge recap?) Bankia via the FROB (and it seems like they are in a hurry):


which makes sense given that:

  • *BANKIA GROUP BAD LOANS RATIO 11% IN JUNE VS 7.63% IN DEC. (a 44% rise!!)

The bottomless pit will all be 'fixed' though by October (just like Dexia was?)


and just as jawboning helps:


Sublime to ridiculous... Is this just another move in the negotiation as now Spain has 'more' vested interest and therefore 'more' mutual destructive power if a banking union or mutualized benefit is not realized...

The Tragedy of the Euros - he who "prints most, deficit spends most, crashes" first wins...


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Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:55 | Link to Comment Let The Wurlitz...
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To support Bankia and the Euro I personally will purchase an undisclosed and possibly unlimited amout of their debt.


Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:00 | Link to Comment fireangelmaverick
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Like a push-up Bra?

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 15:52 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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"they" need to re-capitalize this mess for "thePlan":>

instead of a "bad" bank "they" are gonna go for LGBT management and hope for the reach-around-turn-around capert-munching miracle of moBail

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:01 | Link to Comment Mark Carney
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Really understand how RBC could have completely bouightt Dexias securities division.......stupid is as stupid does.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:03 | Link to Comment resurger
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You get free towel sir,

once you check in, you cant check out.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:22 | Link to Comment LongSoupLine
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I will back Spain tonight by making sangrias and counting my silver.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:32 | Link to Comment FL_Conservative
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Tell them to first make sure they set aside the money they need to contribute to the ESM so it can go operational.  <\sarc>

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 14:27 | Link to Comment ToNYC
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I can get their debt at a discount and deliver via the Colorado river as it flows into Mexico City. I can alternately pay you over there by that Dark Star who fell in the Dark Pool having lost his balance tripping over his bazooka.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 16:17 | Link to Comment No Euros please...
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I believe you and it will be enough.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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We are going to Italy very soon.  Just keep it together guys, just another few weeks...  Then let 'er rip.

Europe looks to go down first.  Our turn will come soon enough.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:36 | Link to Comment Bam_Man
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Me too. I'm going to Tuscany for the grape harvest at the end of September. I'm hoping that they can hold things together with more non-stop bullshit until I get back.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 14:16 | Link to Comment withnmeans
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If you have never been to Italy watch out for the beggars "and thieves", although I never had a problem with the thieves myself. Oh yes, the beautiful architecture, fields, the smells of the country side, however if you have travelled there recently their railway system is a total disaster, infrastructure is in bad shape, and the people just look beat down.

Otherwise have fun, drink some Chianti for me, best to rent a car if you plan to travel around. Love the country "and the old world people", just be aware.

Truthfully I would of thought Italy would have collapsed before Spain started to.

Anyway, Cheers

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment SwingForce
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Quick, need antidote, too much bullshit....ahhh, just read Mark Grant's latest. I feel better now.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment PontifexMaximus
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Seems that problems can be solved by making comments. Well done. Who is paying me telling rubbish??

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:57 | Link to Comment Oh regional Indian
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It's finally starting to rain.

In Spain.

By the way, how many people knew that Al Gores Fund Manager is a guy by the name of Jack Blood?

Blood and Gore?

Crazy, eh?



Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:11 | Link to Comment resurger
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fucking Epic roi, where can i sign the investment plan application!!

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:18 | Link to Comment Oh regional Indian
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:-) Epic freudian slip right there too by you resurger! 


Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:58 | Link to Comment Didn't build that
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they didn't build that...

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:59 | Link to Comment bagehot99
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What are they offering as collateral while their loan books truns to confetti? The office furniture?

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:42 | Link to Comment Zwelgje
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Penélope Cruz

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 15:24 | Link to Comment machineh
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This changes everything!

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:59 | Link to Comment mckee
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I must have taken the wrong fk'n pill this morning

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:05 | Link to Comment Cult of Criminality
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Didnt build that

The Freemasons did

JUMP ...........Van Halen

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:01 | Link to Comment resurger
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Just fill that bottomeless pit with towels

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 18:39 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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how is cotton doing, return-on-investment-wize this year?

Cotton #2 Weekly Commodity Futures Price Chart

can you find the place in time on this chart when S&P downgraded all US debt? 

can you find WHEN "operation twist" begins?

are you sure you have been given all the info about the "effects" of zirp?  what "else" do you see?   paper towels?  real towels? 

cotton is grown where?  are there geo-politics involved? a shortage of cotton?  a shortage of paper?  a shortage of bullshit? 

even spidey-towels come from the sun

so i hope yer "abyss" doesn't leave you all wet from over-exerting yourself with your your friends from the drama school today...

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:05 | Link to Comment TonyCoitus
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toga, Toga, TOga, TOGa, TOGA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:06 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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What I don't get is why there is anybody besides the robots left in these markets at all.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:09 | Link to Comment surf0766
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Most are babyboomers who still haven't figure out they have been taken to the cleaners and still believe they will not have to work again.



Fri, 08/31/2012 - 15:58 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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our kids own a LOT already too ya know!

stocks, PMs, artwork, toys, music, nice cash flows from pretending to work;  RE, rental properties; time-shares too?

and our grandchildren?

ask us about our honorStudents at pre-school

go ahead punks!  make our day!

how old are the parents of you toy-boys?

my dad is almost 100

and he's doing great too!

thank you fuking losers soooo much for asking, too!   L0L!!!

look at the lineup of people who can't think straight here today!

must be time to pretend everybody should shit their diapers in fear again?  Hahahaha!  what a buncha ingnorant fuking losers!

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:09 | Link to Comment Cognitive Dissonance
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This is just a shot of Novocain to dull the pain until the fiat IV can be set up. Can't have the patient die before you kill him by lethal injection....right? 

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:11 | Link to Comment Cult of Criminality
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Dr Engali

It is other peoples pension funds.

No loss to the people that do not actually own the funds.

You know segregated funds ,rehypothecated funds,stolen funds.

robots do not care.Any humans not in the club yes,that would be strange.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:17 | Link to Comment negative rates
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Ah, the rain and pain in Spain falls mainly on the plaines, unless it falls in Maine!

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:35 | Link to Comment JohnKozac
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Bad loans AND Banker Bonuses about to jump 44%.


What a world!

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:53 | Link to Comment madcows
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If I had a mortgage in Spain, I think I'd stop paying too.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 14:12 | Link to Comment cebri88
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4.4 billion ¡¡¡ 

Let it FAIL ¡ 

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