“The German cabinet will on Wednesday endorse a 2006 budget that breaks the European Union’s fiscal rules for the fifth year in a row, amid criticism that Angela Merkelâ€™s coalition government is failing to meet its own target to cut spending.”
If this is confirmed the EU Commission and the ECB will then have to respond. One of these fine days all hell is going to break loose in the financial markets. Will that be sooner or later? We await developments.