Decision Time For Europe: The Definitive Presentation On The Future (Or Lack Thereof) Of The Eurozone

Monday, November 14, 2011
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
11/13/2011

When dealing with the daily barrage of headlines from Europe, it is easy to get lost in the trees and forget what the forest looks like. That’s perfectly understandable – after all, it is precisely the intention of the Eurocrats to confound everyone with noise, so any track of the fact that the big picture is unfixable is if not lost then promptly forgotten, with reactionary newsflow dominating the flawed decision-making process. Luckily, the fact remains that no matter what, no matter the scale of lies out of Europe, the problem still remains: the math just does not make any sense. Conveniently reminding us precisely of this, we present to our readers the must read presentation by Swiss private bank Pictet titled “Decision time for monetary union” which puts the forest right back into focus, and explains why all attempts to kick the can down the street will be met with a prompt and furious response by the bond vigilante crowd, which has now officially been thawed out of cryogenic stasis. Because, all noise aside, the Eurozone has two options – continue the current course which is catastrophic: “Current response to the crisis has created conditions leading the euro area towards depression” or accept the reality and do something about it, yet “things are going to get worse before European authorities decide to wheel out their heavy artillery.” Said otherwise: lose-lose. So without further ado, let’s dig in…

1.Italy has put its head above the emergency parapet

The Rest…HERE

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