Saturday, June 20, 2009

206 years versus 12 months

A nice chart on the sheer magnitude of government bailout during this financial crisis ---206 years versus 12 months. Total cost: ~$15 trillion and counting . . .

(click to enlarge; graph courtesy of Big Picture)

Note: I am not sure the graph has taken inflation into account. But in any case, the current government bailout is enormous.