“There isn’t much sign of the bond markets turning on France yet. The country can still borrow on similar terms to Germany. And there is still time to turn things around. A reduction in the deficit this year or next would make things look better.
But it is hard to believe that the euro crisis will end with the bailout of Portugal. Other countries are going to get caught in the crossfire. When you look around for the next candidate, France has what it takes to be the next blowup.”(Bloomberg)