The ECB and IMF would really like Ireland to stop this nonsense and take the money to bailout the bankers and implement austerity measures in exchange (great deal!). The Irish Times this morning was stating that PM Cowen was still opposed to a bailout. Mind you this is politics.
Meanwhile in Austria, they confirmed they are withholding 190 billions euros – their tranche in the Greek Rescue Fund – because they want to see how Greece can come up with the money through taxes. Greece was not able to demonstrate that it was able to do this. Big surprise here. …Read More