Saying Iceland was at risk of "national bankruptcy," Prime Minister Geir Haarde prepared to give regulators authority to take over the nation's ailing banks as a worsening financial crisis all but cut off the island from the global financial system.
Credit lines to Iceland's banks closed down Monday, Mr. Haarde said in a televised address. Late Monday, Iceland's parliament was voting on an emergency law that could put the entire banking system under government control. It was expected to pass
This is like watching dominoes.
Today Iceland got a loan and pegged their currency.