LONDON — While the Spanish government was able to sell all the bonds it wanted to Thursday, it was the usual suspects that did most of the buying: Spain's increasingly fragile banks.
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[M]eanwhile, the same happens in Spain, where the government is forced to borrow money (at nearly 7%) it can hardly raise in order to shore up banks that are borrowing from the ECB (at 1%) to lend to the Spanish government at (7%) so that the latter can… bail them out. Not even the sickest of minds could make this up!