We got ourselves a new twist on an old-fashioned bank run! By gum, it’s been a while.
The story notes that since the start of 2010, Greek banks lost nearly 30 percent of their total savings amounts, with September and October seeing a combined loss of 14 billion euros.
Greeks are either living off those savings or sending it out of country.
- Bloodletting begins: anxious Greeks emptying their bank accounts (theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com)
- How the ECB could be forced to print money (blogs.reuters.com)
- European Bank Runs And Underestimated Physical Gold Demand (citizeneconomists.com)