FT Releases Mother Of All Rumors

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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:52 | 1952128 firstdivision
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 ...annnd how would the ESM get ECB funding without the okay to print by Germany?



Page 84, section 3.1 third paragraph

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:54 | 1952151 redpill
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It won't be enough.  Europe needs at least 2 or 3 more acronyms to have a chance!

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:00 | 1952193 I think I need ...
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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:17 | 1952294 LongSoupLine
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Not only has CNBS touted the rumor in full force, but added another heaping rumor course into the shitty meal du jour with an "Exclusive" interview by Michelle 'look-at-my-breasts-not-face' Cabrerra with Italy's ECB head who says "Italy bond rates have seen their peak".

I really f'ing hate these media assholes!



Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:23 | 1952346 francis_sawyer
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As always... to be fair & balanced...

I... for one... DON'T hate their BREASTS... There, I said it...


Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:00 | 1952579 sqz
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This has got to be the funniest article of the day. Combine that with the caption commentators on the ZH Merkozy hand-holding and my sides are still hurting! ZH on great form today :)

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:40 | 1952765 strannick
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Its just an unsubstantiated rumour at the moment, but I heard the Martians were selling Italian and Greek CDSs, and have an open bid for whatever Eurobonds come available in the New Year. They must know something. Anyone know if Martians are gifted with foreknowledge??

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:06 | 1952612 MolotovCockhead
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Hate breast??!! Noway!! Been dreaming of being breastfed by Angela Merkel and Carla Bruni with more rumors!

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:29 | 1952391 redpill
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She's just keeping us abreast of the situation, that's all.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 19:40 | 1953041 dracos_ghost
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I heard they are going to seize the gold assets of the Leprechaun's too. So appreciate those rainbows while we have them.

And yes, Michelle's breasts are worth looking at, thank god for the mute button.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:08 | 1952249 defn8Dog
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Tagline!  How about a great Tagline for the double barrelled bazooka?  Two Funds are More Fun!  or something

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:23 | 1952345 LawsofPhysics
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Wait for it, there will be a third fund because you need to have at least three shells for a proper shell game.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:25 | 1952364 francis_sawyer
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How many in this forum... (& let's be honest)... Haven't thought about giving Michele Caruso Cabrera's breast the "double barreled bazooka"?

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:35 | 1952382 francis_sawyer
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<== Give 'em the double barreled bazooka

<== No, my name is CIVIC MUNDI, I save my double barreled bazookas for Justin Beiber JPEG's

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:40 | 1952470 Stax Edwards
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You motorboat'n son of a bitch!  You old sailor you!

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:01 | 1952198 Sudden Debt
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Germany will break and print.


Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:30 | 1952402 Greater Fool
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...and when they do, they'll soon realize that they should have done it much, much sooner.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:10 | 1952600 hedgeless_horseman
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Eurobonds are The Final Solution to the phantom menace that is the European Debt Crisis.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:10 | 1952631 MolotovCockhead
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The Logo is all wrong, Mr Horseman. Should be Doggy style!! How about wolf doggy style on sheeps in long line?

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:18 | 1952661 TruthInSunshine
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Doggy style, with a representative taxpayer (aka serf) being bound and gagged, while having a hot poker shoved up his arse by the ghost of Mayer Amschel Rothschild (or any of his present living offspring or their hired jackals).

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:42 | 1952771 TruthInSunshine
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Double good.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:46 | 1952784 Iwanttoknow
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 1000 up arrows.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:41 | 1952767 GoodMorningMr.V...
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Why does that more closely resemble the black eagle under the third reich than U.S.  bald eagel?



Tue, 12/06/2011 - 18:00 | 1952822 pufferfish
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Is the eagle riding an afro comb?

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 19:38 | 1953035 WhiteNight123129
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Piss off the final solution... Merde.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 22:43 | 1953496 Buck Johnson
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As the OP said, this is just flat out rumor mongering in order to force something.  The end is about to come and when it does, it will be horrible.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:51 | 1952131 Nawaralsaadi
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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:52 | 1952140 Divided States ...
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The word RESCUE doesnt sound too BULLISH to me.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:55 | 1952161 aldousd
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you wouldn't think... but when everyone's so beaten down and scared... it sounds bullish, watch the market zoom if "rescue" is actually the word that goes out.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:03 | 1952188 Hard1
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Alpha Centauri placed on CreditWatch negative by Stellar and Planetary Ratings (S&P) on news it may touch Europe as this poses severe intergallactic contagion risk that may extend beyond the Solar System


On reality, the rumour is of Merkozy pulling a larger double barreled bazooka that still sprays low pressure water squirts.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:22 | 1952343 Momauguin Joe
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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:26 | 1952368 wandstrasse
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all this EFSF stuff reminds me of my prostate.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:24 | 1952181 TruthInSunshine
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Merkozy decided to scrap the bullshit act that wasn't working and cut to the chase:


Euro Zone leaders pondering Rothschild offer to bail out debt-marinated semi-sovereign nations, at an interest rate of 16.66% fixed, in exchange for securitized liens on all infrastructure in Europe, including, but not limited to, drinking water purification facilities, governmental offices, including parliamentary, judicial and other governmental bodies and facilities, farmland, roads, bridges, military equipment and troops, tax tribunals and authorities, pension funds, and such other assets as to be disclosed at a later time*.

*Supreme irony of the day = all debt that has saturated PIIGS+France+UK is already due the House of the Red Shield as it is, compliments of fractional reserve bankster hyenas.


Just before the plebes get an opportunity to storm the Bastille in protest of what would be a total, rather than near total, loss of their sovereignty....


Oh look over there! It's a [insert black flag/engineered calamity/circusInfinitized/sheeple catnip of your choice here]

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 17:53 | 1952807 CompassionateFascist
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Damn you anti-semites. Damn you to hell and back.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 19:46 | 1953051 WhiteNight123129
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Got my bottle of Champagne and my foie gras ready when the French Franc is re-introduced. Champagne ages relatively ok, and the fois gras is in the can so it can last a couple of years. I won´t have to throw it away. On the bright side, the faster the SHTF the faster we can rebuild.... Bring this on so we can get over with it, and so we can get wasted with good booze.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:32 | 1952416 francis_sawyer
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"Rescue" is a 'BOT' term...

It only means something to MIT geeks (who write the algos for the squid)... You're not in the club...

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:57 | 1952173 PAPA ROACH
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Major? Because levered debt upon levered debt will fix a levered debt problem? I agree with Tyler, this is the beginning of the end...

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:59 | 1952189 EscapeKey
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Nothing a couple of quadrillion of derivatives can't fix.

Or horribly amplify.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:09 | 1952254 redpill
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Not to worry, it's all hedged, and net exposure is zero.  What could go wrong?

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:59 | 1952186 hugovanderbubble
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Why not 3 funds instead of 2?

Whom gonna place the money for the funds? Offshore Accounts?

FALSE HISTORY again crappy manipulated by curiously UK MEDIA....INCREDIBLE....



Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:04 | 1952218 Schmuck Raker
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I disagree somewhat.


Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:24 | 1952356 oogs66
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Which rules do they just break and which do they do complex things to work around?

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 18:35 | 1952905 Johnny Yuma
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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:51 | 1952132 SheepDog-One
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HOORAY Europe is magically fixed! A sprinkle of Pixie dust here, maybe some angel dust thrown in too....a little unicorn horn there...FIXED!

Now, sell the news!

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:02 | 1952209 Nascent_Variable
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EU announces formation of 137 distinct bailout vehicles, which will continually bailout countries and each other for the next century.  Heads of everyone in Europe, who understands basic economics and mathematics, exlplode instantly and simultaneously, leaving the measure unopposed.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:16 | 1952299 upWising
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Long MAGIC WANDS (which only take AAA+ batteries)

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:37 | 1952459 kito
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sell the news sheepie?? but why, I BELIEVE!!!!!

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 15:51 | 1952133 Tortfeasor
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Tyler's final sentence is the most important.  Get ready, people!

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 16:07 | 1952240 AllThatGlitters
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How?  I haven't bought Graham's reports yet LOL.

Buy gold?  It is spiking nicely:  http://www.oilbull.com/gold-price/

I suppose a little spare food might be a good idea.

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