“The risk of losses on U.S. Treasury notes exceeded German bunds for the first time ever amid investor concern the subprime mortgage crisis is sapping government reserves, credit-default swaps prices show. <snip> The U.S. government is not immune from the consequences of the credit crisis,” said Fabrizio Capanna, BNP’s head of high-grade corporate trading in London. “Support for troubled financial institutions in the U.S. will be perceived as a weakening of U.S. sovereign credit.”’ http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aVl4JGYmkX0M&refer=home
Ben what are you doing?
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