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Mark Gilbert

Greece's True Deadline May be May 29

As Greece approaches the mathematical limit of its entitlements under the ELA program, the ECB may find itself in the untenable position of acting as judge, jury and executioner.
The answer is blowin' in the data.

The answer is blowin' in the data.

Photographer: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images

When does Greece finally run out of money? At what point will depositors have drawn so much cash out of the Greek financial system that its banks are essentially insolvent? And how long before Greece exhausts its bag of tricks, such as drawing down account balances at the International Monetary Fund to pay money owed to the International Monetary Fund? Here's a potential answer.

QuickTake Greece's Fiscal Odyssey