Where Does The Greek Bailout Money Go?

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Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:22 | 1857264 Ahmeexnal
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Wake up Greece!
Default NOW!

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 16:23 | 1857993 TK7936
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The money goes to those who lent it , be it Greek or non Greek. Dont borow money you cant afford. You wake up.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 19:52 | 1858818 Rynak
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So, the bailout is going to corporations that have the right to shit money for free, and then lend that?

Looks like both sides being the fucking idiot: The one that pulled money out of its ass, and then pretended that it has any relevance.... and the one that accepted the fraud.

Thu, 11/10/2011 - 13:32 | 1866579 AnonymousAnarchist
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I think you mean "don't lend money that won't be paid back". If you loan money to a deadbeat and, as expected, the deadbeat can't or won't pay, you don't get to force others to pay back the deadbeat's debt. In fact, anyone that loans money to any government (regardless of solvency) deserves to lose every penny.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:24 | 1857282 CPL
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4:1 ratio of the money being used productively and the rest to pay interest on debt with more borrowed money.


Unbelievable that people could seriously let it get that bad.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:44 | 1857412 Cursive
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It's truly a feces eating economic model.

Wed, 11/09/2011 - 01:08 | 1859668 Sokhmate
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Aka the fece-cally sound model.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:55 | 1857291 hedgeless_horseman
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Analysis:  Since the global inflation tax on the USD is arguably just as bad as it is now with the Euro, and given the high corelation between ForEx and all other assets, investing has now become merely a question of assessing relative devaluation among competing currencies in the Race To The Bottom, which Japan is losing, again...

"The Japanese government will continue to buy the EFSF bonds that we have been issuing over the last 10 months and we will continue to be in contact about future operations," Klaus Regling told reporters after a meeting with Takehiko Nakao, Japan's vice finance minister for international affairs.



The Europeans can use all the acronyms and financial wizardry they care to, and hide the sausage in Tokyo for a while, but it is all still just money printing in the end.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:25 | 1857295 redpill
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This is why the Greek government dares not put this to referendum.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:25 | 1857297 SwingForce
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Asset reallocation defined: from one pocket to the other.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 15:06 | 1857589 Sudden Debt
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Just changing Taxmoney into Bankmoney.
TAKE WHAT IS RIGHTFULLY THEIRS!....... Because most money has the word bank printed on it....

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:25 | 1857300 Dr. Engali
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Good Lord just default. There will be money later on down the road.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:26 | 1857303 knukles
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So it all essentillay, in my feeble simple little mind which can only focus on a few things at once, comes down to this:

Those who are owed money by Greece are ponying up money to give to Greece so that Greece can pay the same people it owes with their own money.  Whilst being raped in the interim as an intermediate step, to be sure, because there are banksters involved.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:34 | 1857362 sabra1
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not if they recieve printed out of air money, but repayment done in real money!

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:38 | 1857379 qussl3
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Actually debt as currency isnt printed out of air.

It must be borrowed.

Only then can it be created.

All the brouhaha is about who to stick the bill to.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:54 | 1857502 XitSam
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I know! Borrow it from the future. There's lots of money in the future.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 16:03 | 1857902 flacon
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...as long as you don't go back to the future... /italian knee-slapper

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 18:37 | 1858569 Bwahaha WAGFDSMB
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Sort of, governments are taking money from taxpayers and giving it to Greece, so Greece can hand it over to the oligarchs.  The oligarchs and the taxpayers aren't the same people, just because they live in the same countries.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:26 | 1857307 YesWeKahn
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And greek people are dumb enough to accept this.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 18:22 | 1858518 Zero Govt
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Oh yes.. coz most of them are on the zombie State drip feed... who do you think are protesting!

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:28 | 1857324 fyrebird
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Hah! No surprises there. The real bailout was always the EZ banking sector. Nobody gives a fig about actual Greeks nor their standards of living. Once the regional banks are safe, Greece will be allowed to collapse into itself.

Greece is going to show us all how it is turning back the clock 200 years.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:32 | 1857346 bernorange
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They aren't using the headless chicken method to decide these things like the US Treasury?


Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:35 | 1857369 knukles
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Dude.  Do you know all the things you can do with a headless chicken?

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 16:51 | 1858133 topcallingtroll
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You and that headless chicken go get a hotel or something.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:35 | 1857351 bob_dabolina
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I don't really care about Greece. 

11,319,048 people live in Greece. 

There are 7 billion people in the world. 

Yet Greece threatens world financial stabiliteeee. 

This financial system we have adopted is obviously retarted....this is one adoption that needs to be returned.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:49 | 1857445 oogs66
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the scary thing is that it probably doesn't threaten the financial system...it threatens some banks bonus pools, and some european sense of pride, and that is why it is such a big issue, even if it shouldn't be

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:49 | 1857448 Deadpool
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it's all a diversion from US and US state and pension debt and dollar debasement. 2012's issue.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:34 | 1857354 The Big Ching-aso
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'Where Does The Greek Bailout Money Go?'.....


To thriving gyro stands all across Athens and beyond.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:34 | 1857357 catch edge ghost
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up and down the king's highway / in and out the eagle / that's the way the money goes / pop goes the weasel


Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:35 | 1857363 gwar5
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Circle Jerks

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:35 | 1857365 TradingJoe
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this is nothing new, it was known all along that most bailout dough will go back to EU/US banks, Greece is a political (dirty) game and it will end messy! no matter what merkozy and gang think/anticipate(ECB handling the "shock" etc)!

Once they have what they want greece is DEAD!

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:35 | 1857368 yogibear
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Greece and the rest of the PIIGS, default and make the banks eat their losses.

Iceland has defaulted and even jailed banksters and now in a recovery mode.

Agree to the EU terms and be bank debt slaves for decades.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:41 | 1857380 Withdrawn Sanction
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Who's dumber, the dummy who gives a bankrupt money to pay his debts, or the bankrupt who holds all the trump cards but is unwilling to play them?  [edited]

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:38 | 1857382 RobotTrader
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All the bailout money

Its being used for a good purpose

To goose stocks, as it appears that the NY Composite is being "ServiceMastered"

"Like It Never Even Happened"

Its for the Greater Good....


Tue, 11/08/2011 - 15:12 | 1857625 disabledvet
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Three up arrows on that one. Perhaps it's the subtle attempt at humor?

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:43 | 1857403 RobotTrader
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Dow now green

Bears starting to sweat again

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:46 | 1857428 somethingisrotten
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How's that NFLX and FSLR ski slop treating you, MoMo ??????????

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 15:23 | 1857662 prodigious_idea
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NFLX has been a real money maker the last 30 days (unless you were long at the plunge).  First naked Puts, then more naked Puts along with Naked Calls.  Love that f...ing stock.  Feeling a little guilty tho - maybe I should subscribe.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:44 | 1857411 devo
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If you have a dead skunk in your house you don't notice the milk is going bad.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:45 | 1857422 Belarus
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I guess I'm wrong; I really thought the Greek bailout money was going into the DOW every business day within the last hour of close or so.

Ah...doesn't matter. The power hour rally is here nonetheless. 

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:46 | 1857430 Triple A
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according to leap, a newsletter in Europe, they say that all this attention payed towards Europe is just noise. Greece will get the bailout to buy time and eventually Europe will implement the Eurobond. They say that US is the real problem and the attention very shortly will turn inward. US, Japan, and UK will get hit the hardest. What do you guys think?


Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:48 | 1857441 Belarus
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Japan is screwed, no doubt about it. The U.S. will just keep printing. The market is finally acting like a discounting machine. It knows full well the melt-up now. Why bother waiting for Bernanke when you know he's always got your back. /Sarc.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:49 | 1857446 Zymurguy
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Thats why the Greek people don't want it... all that bailout money goes to bailing out those with risk exposure to a Greek default but the Greeks will have to labor the rest of their lives to pay it all back.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:52 | 1857486 oogs66
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the italians can join them now too!

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 15:26 | 1857674 prodigious_idea
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Feels just like our $700B bailout after the recipients were disclosed.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 14:50 | 1857457 tahoebumsmith
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And the 7th largest economy in the world, the State of California is running a 15 billion dollar deficit. Add in the 10 Billion they borrowed from Wall St. last year and you now have a 25 billion dollar hole. Then if you consider the entitlements owed to Californians the number jumps to 3 TRILLION. So while everybody watches Greece just remember this is the same thing that will happen in California and the rest of America for that matter. It won't be long before the focus will be back here in the bankrupt nation of America and Meredith will be proven right as the worthless muni bonds turn into the worthless paper they truly are...

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 15:05 | 1857575 XitSam
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Don't worry, there's always war to distract.

Tue, 11/08/2011 - 15:34 | 1857723 hedgeless_horseman
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California has always been at war with Nevada.

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