Japan's Kokusai Liquidates Remainder Of Euro Sovereign Exposure, Just As European Primary Issuance Supply Surges

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Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:22 | 1897451 phungus_mungus
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Looks like all the chickens are starting to come home to roost

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:35 | 1897486 trav7777
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WTF did the PIIGS expect when the cheating cashflow swaps they executed during EU accession came due?

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:45 | 1897503 paarsons
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Trust me.

Europe will still get Asian money.

This is mutually assured economic destruction.

In order to keep the Ponzi going, ALL must participate.


Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:15 | 1897557 Spitzer
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When is the last time Japan did something right ? macro economically ?

If Japan is selling Euro's, the bottom is in.

Im going long...

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:21 | 1897572 Fish Gone Bad
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Q: What did the hand say to the face?

A: Slap!!!!

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:23 | 1897578 homersimpson
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Why do Western folks assume Eastern folks are stupid?

Have you ever tried to part a Chinese dude with his dollar? Odds are he'll hold it tighter than you can pull it..

In other words, you have a better chance of finding gold in your backyard than China/Japan bailing out Europe.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:40 | 1897601 Citxmech
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I wanna know who bought that shit.  =o

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 01:13 | 1897656 lolmao500
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Why do Western folks assume Eastern folks are stupid?

Mmm might be the FACT that Japan and China hold more then 2 trillion of crappy US debt? That Japan's economy has been going bad for the last 20 years? That China's economy is as big a ponzi scheme as the US economy? (maybe even bigger)

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 02:29 | 1897742 malek
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Well at least for China it was likely an accepted trade-off for getting production capacity built up and running in their country by western companies...

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 01:00 | 1897633 bigun
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drop it like its hot!!!!!!!!!~~~

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 06:10 | 1897856 rufusbird
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"I guess she don't like the cornbread neither!"

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 01:14 | 1897661 Michael
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pm, Did you hear the Chinese housing bubble bust is accelerating. 17 of 70 major cities prices down in September and 34 of 70 major cities prices down in October or something close to that. Once a mega housing bubble starts to burst, there's no stopping it. Trust me.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:25 | 1897457 Bansters-in-my-...
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Mon, 11/21/2011 - 07:22 | 1897884 Zero Govt
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the sugar coating was sweet, all that AAA rated gloss, just took a while to realise they'd bought a turd dumped by politicians who are by far the least trustworthy people in world history

How's Americas Super Committee getting on making cuts to repay all their debtors as they promised? ...Oh they've renaged... shock-horror surprise we're all simply fuking stunned

...and Nancy Peloski-Trotski had donned her cape and spandex tights too promising $4 Trillion of cuts and didn't manage $4 Dollars! She's so disapointed she had to take her taxpayer funded Gulfstream back to SanFran (the publicly subsidised buses and trains not for her then ...some pigs on Animal Farm are more equal than others obviously)

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:28 | 1897470 Golden Boy
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I'm tired of the foreplay. I want to see some "fuck the creditors in the ass" defaults.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:32 | 1897476 Concentrated po...
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You need help.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:35 | 1897485 Golden Boy
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Let me guess. You're long the recovery and short the hyperinflationary holocaust that is 100% sure to come.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:52 | 1897516 JPM Hater001
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I can help him...or her...whatever

Now I lay you down so deep

Fuck you and ben you banker creep

Let bond and blunder plague your day

Until someone comes with a gun your way.


Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:42 | 1897608 lincolnsteffens
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+++Thanks for the late night laugh!!!

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 04:50 | 1897835 OldPhart
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It doesn't accept negative numbers.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 07:28 | 1897886 daily bread
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It will if you are in the 1%.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 06:33 | 1897861 Vlad Tepid
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I like that they take a credit card. How apropos.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:39 | 1897492 Osmium
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Don't sugar coat it, tell us how you really feel  :)

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:51 | 1897512 Ineverslice
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Hear, hear!!! And yes, I need all the help I can get when I can git it.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:31 | 1897474 1a2b3c4d
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The only question left is: how do I make money off of this?

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:35 | 1897483 LowProfile
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Starts with g and ends with d.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:48 | 1897506 HardwoodAg
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Let me guess, Silver?

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:53 | 1897519 Neidhammel
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Very close. Solution is praying to GOD for guidance.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:26 | 1897583 Kali
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Which god is that?

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:33 | 1897590 homersimpson
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The one that doesn't appear when you smoke something.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:36 | 1897593 Bansters-in-my-...
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The Gold God.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 01:43 | 1897689 Hearst
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The God who raised Jesus from the dead.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 02:01 | 1897708 StychoKiller
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Kali!  What is thy bidding, my Mistress?

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 03:42 | 1897787 Kali
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Lol!  PREPARE!  The Kali Yuga is upon us!

And smyte these damn jesus freaks with no sense of humor.  Please.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 00:24 | 1897579 homersimpson
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FAZ does the job well, too, if you can take the beating from time to time.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:42 | 1897489 williambanzai7
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My favorite Japanese business expression: It is very difficult.

Just say musokashi na ten times and you get the idea.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 04:06 | 1897802 chindit13
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Taihen da ne!

By the way, Kokusai is a survivor, so canary---or bellwether---is an apt term.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 06:35 | 1897862 Vlad Tepid
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Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:39 | 1897491 Seasmoke
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RUN, do not walk , to the exits

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:44 | 1897498 kito
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No worries!!!! The messiah has been elected in spain!!!! Euro rally will be strong!!!!

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 01:20 | 1897670 Beam Me Up Scotty
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Obama got elected in Spain now too??

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 02:04 | 1897712 StychoKiller
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I fail to understand how Spanish voters came to the conclusion that electing conservatives to Govt can fix Socialist-caused problems AND maintain Socialist programs for pensions and guaranteed Govt jobs -- WTF??

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:44 | 1897500 Mentaliusanything
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$741 Billion needs to find a willing Buyer. Now let me think, who will be the Patsy that ends up owning that pigs shite.

There is not enough existing Fiat attached to brain dead Sovereigns to cover that amount. ECB can't do it and the locals are tapped out. Where do you find a lazy three quarters of a $Trillion. Even the US Feds would find it hard to stump up this amount

I have a feeling its ECB printing time or else its Tits up for the European Union.

Even a circle jerk comes to an exhausted end

Don't you Love Bond vigilantes


Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:51 | 1897510 Kali
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I would like to give props to Knukles while I am popping more popcorn.  You are right, this is it, we are in the meltdown now.  It will only increase in speed and intensity from here on out.  If you haven't already, better finish making your last minute preps, time is out.

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 06:58 | 1897873 Zero Govt
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i've a terrible feeling the delusional retards will drag it out longer than we can imagine (or stand!)

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 07:02 | 1897874 Ghordius
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me too - my expectation is around two years

and then it will come like a thief in the night

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:52 | 1897515 sitenine
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Anybody giving odds on unplanned issuances?

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:52 | 1897517 monopoly
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When this train stops and all get off. Look out. How can you just own dollars. Makes 0 sense to me.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 23:55 | 1897523 Mike2756
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And when this unwinds, what happens to the yen?

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