Full story here from ZeroHedge.
“It appears that in the 11th hour, Europe is still unable to decide just what the proper approach to rescuing Greece is. The Sunday Times has just released information that a plan to be published by Brussels on Tuesday, titled “Urgent measures to be taken by May 15, 2010″ will demand dramatic Greek austerity measures, such as cutting “average nominal wages, including in central government, local governments, state agencies and other public institutions” and proposes new luxury goods and self-employed taxes. Yet the kicker is that “Richer eurozone countries such as Germany and France would be expected to bail out Greece in the worst-case scenario, to prevent a disastrous crash in the value of the single currency” – not very surprisingly, this is precisely the Plan B that Almunia yesterday swore up and down that the EU was not, repeat not, considering. Moral Hazard has indeed gone global. Yet even with this bureaucratic memorandum on the table, it seems certain that the EU will not actually act before Greek deterioration escalates out of control. Here are the near term catalysts that will likely make the cost of inactivity very high. Think full Dick Fuld stature when screaming upright. (more…)