The conventional wisdom says risk markets rally Monday in Pavlovian response to the latest...

|By:, SA News Editor

The conventional wisdom says risk markets rally Monday in Pavlovian response to the latest bailout, but the news may be baked in: Spain (EWP) was 10% higher last week, the S&P 500 +4%. Is the rescue even good news? "Spain is the Rubicon that should have never been crossed," says Nicholas Spiro. "A limited bailout for Spain (will) fail to restore confidence in the markets, (and) could fuel fears that more aid will be needed at a later stage (with Italy waiting in the wings)."