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I beg to differ. The French banks would have keeled over were it not for emergency operations such as this because the ECB itself didn't have enough dollars to backstop the dollar liquidity needs of the French banks once the Eurodollar deposits evaporated.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Mar 17th, 2012 at 07:15:40 PM EST
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