Gustav A. Horn, Spiegel | April 28, 2010
"Both Greece's calculation errors and the diva-like reluctance of the German government to help Athens are nothing more than an invitation to speculators to bet on the demise of the southern European country."++ When Germany failed to act quickly, speculators profited by betting on greater chaos from the fall-out. The pandemonium that ensued is encouraging risky business practices. ++ "In the worst-case scenario, other countries like Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Italy will sink into the downward spiral of speculation."