Not a joke (or a joke, compared to some interest rates already payed in Europe):
Guess it is their way to cut "loses" and avoid "statements"
Quote of the day :
"Europe’s economic catastrophe is unfolding so slowly that it has come to seem like business as usual.
For some analysts, the optimistic scenario -- yes, optimistic -- now requires a Lehman-style financial collapse provoked by a Greek exit from the euro system. Nothing less, they reason, will get European Union governments to act. How’s that for a vote of confidence in politicians?"
is that "the original turtle system" on the picture?
"the original ECB turtle system"