Emergency Greek Cabinet Meeting At 4 pm Local - Early Elections, Referendum To Be Discussed

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Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:39 | 1831824 fnord88
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The next great depression, or the next dark ages?

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:41 | 1831841 trav7777
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a currency union including countries that have relied on devaluation for most of the past century was foolish.

Especially when you consider that all of these nations were committing fraud on their deficit targets to even meet entry requirements.  WTF good are all these EU rules when everyone was cheating.

The big question remains what happens to all those swap icebergs that they executed with the likes of Goldman to get under the cap in years 1-2

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:50 | 1831916 Hearst
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Loss of confidence always precedes a deep currency debasement.  Thanks to the wonders of globalization if one major currency goes they all go.  Central banks see the writing on the wall which is why they and sovereign countries are feverishly buying Gold. 

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:53 | 1831930 MillionDollarBonus_
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It would be ENTIRELY inappropriate for the Greek government to offer its citizens a referendum on the rescue package. This is a time of crisis and the markets are CRYING OUT for some LEADERSHIP from world officials. This is the time for politicians to be strong and push for bold economic reforms. If there is a fire in a primary school, should the teacher ask his/her students for their opinion? Of course not - that teacher should be escorting the children to safety. Similarly, the general public has the economic education of children and hence they need to be lead by economic EXPERTS.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:56 | 1831959 Ruffcut
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You stoopid moron, these are not children in a school.

I'm so sorry your mother dropped you on your head when you were little. I wish she would limit your internet time, though.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:57 | 1831960 tarsubil
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Top notch work once again, MDB.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:30 | 1832130 11b40
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;-))  one of the best financial comedians on the Internet.  Go, MDB!

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:59 | 1831975 bread baker wshtf
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in your way of thinking

its o.k. to allow leaders to sell people, and their kids into economic SLAVERY....

for the public good...

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:52 | 1831932 idea_hamster
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"...trying to control the revolt in the socialist party."

Now that's a crappy job, especially when failure means you get "Trotsky-ed."

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:55 | 1831951 Mitzibitzi
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Both, and neither. We already invented all the cool shit to keep us (read as 'the Oligarchs') in relative comfort for the foreseeable future. Just need to get the world population down to a sensible figure- say 500 million?- to free up energy and resources for the rest of us (read as 'the Oligarchs). That might be the hard part. Oh... wait... I see a few ways!

Sad, ain't it?

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:56 | 1831956 srsly-wtf
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What happened to all the crowing about the best month for stocks in 30 years?

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:31 | 1832140 11b40
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That was so last month. 

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:40 | 1831825 dwdollar
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Time for the ramp!

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:40 | 1831828 Ryman1075
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Unreal....Guns, gold, ammo and food people.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:04 | 1832004 kito
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maybe you havent noticed, but gold doesnt like actual chaos, only the thought of chaos quickly covered up by printing. and THAT IS NOT HAPPENING....forget gold, stick with ammo food and medicine

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:17 | 1832055 Gene8696
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Ammo & toilet paper... the rest I'll get from my liberal neighbors.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:44 | 1831830 Cognitive Dissonance
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The term "Emergency" no longer has any meaning when it comes to Greece in particular and the Ponzi in general.

BTW I am considering attaching an audio file to my articles of me reading my work so ZH can hear my interpretation and emphasis. Is there any interest for this on ZH?

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:57 | 1831966 Mitzibitzi
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Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:42 | 1831848 xcehn
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Outright civil conflict is a given throughout Europe.  The global economy is out of control.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:44 | 1831872 criticaster
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Unwind Bitchez!

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:48 | 1831906 DaBernank
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From where are they going to get the money to pay for the polling of the populace?

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:49 | 1831908 Yalperson
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Greece might not avert default after all... And meanwhile US banks have been ramping up risk to the periphery:

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:56 | 1831953 Comay Mierda
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popcorn... check
feet on coffee table... check
beer in left hand ... check
right hand down pants... check

let's rock

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 09:57 | 1831962 Iriestx
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Early elections?  I'm sure the bankers will make sure the people will have a choice between several people, all of whom are wholly owned by the bankers.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:00 | 1831981 AxiosAdv
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Don't forget that Greece "fell back" last weekend so they are only 6hrs from ET this week, not 7 as usual.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:04 | 1832003 doublesharp
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I feel more like Slim Pickens everyday. YEEHAW!!!

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:18 | 1832061 anyways
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i expect TPTB to instruct the greek 'parliament' to kick G-Pap out. So, good news for the market... until next time.

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