Eurozone countries are like a group of climbers roped together: Remember where you read this allegory first?

The Financial Times today reports on something John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch, said regarding the manner in which contagion is spreading within the eurozone economies. “It is like a group of climbers roped together. As Greece slips, it pulls down other countries such as Spain and Italy.” Precisely. But readers of this blog will remember where they read this allegory first. Yes, it was here, a post that appeared in this blog  on 7th January under the title No More Domino Metaphors for the Euro Crisis: Mountaineering ones only from now on.

Good to know that I am read by market players. Not so good that they do not feel the need to quote. Still, I suppose this is the least of our concerns regarding the markets and their participants.