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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Spain Nationalizes BFA And 45% Of Bankia; No Bid For Catalunyacaixa, Bank Worth Less Than Zero; Der Spiegel : Germany Fears “Bottomless Pit” – 10 May 2012

The implosion in Spanish banks continues. On Wednesday, Spain nationalized BFA, the 8th nationalization since the start of the crisis.

After sinking 3 billion into CatalunyaCaixa, Spain tried to privatize the mess but there were no offers at zero euros. Clearly CatalunyaCaixa bank is worth less than zero.

Meanwhile Der Spiegel reports “Bundesbank has no idea of what is happening in Spanish banks”. Mish readers do. The Spanish banking system is without a doubt bankrupt. Continue reading