As the European Central Bank (ECB) top brass battle it out on quantitative easing, the stakes couldn't be higher.
Europe's at the precipice of deflation, despite European Central Bank President Mario Draghi attempting to do "whatever it takes" to avoid that fate.
But dissent at the highest levels could quickly change the winds of investment in Europe.
The problems are getting deeper as three of the European Central Bank's board members are throwing a wrench into his plans.
This seemingly trivial ECB stalemate could quickly trigger recession, or worse. Europe's monetary union is feeling the pressure, and that's adding further stress to its political union because, after all, it's always about the money.