More Bailout Comparisons

Last week’s discussion on the size of the bailout expenditures generated some interesting buzz. A few others picked up on the size, and created a few different ways to depict the amount of money involved.

These have been my favorites: > Bailout Pie Chart bailout-pie.png

chart courtesy of voltagecreative

> Prior Bailouts as a % of US GDP bailout-gdp.png via mindtangle (note that this data is already old!)

> Global Bailouts per National GDP globalbailout.gif

chart courtesy of Portfolio

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inconceivable3.gif

via Agora Financial

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Previously: Calculating the Total Bailout Costs (December 2008) http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2008/12/calculating-the-total-bailout-costs/

Big Bailouts, Bigger Bucks (November 2008) http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2008/11/big-bailouts-bigger-bucks/


Originally published at The Big Picture blog and reproduced here with the author’s permission.

One Response to "More Bailout Comparisons"

  1. Guest   December 12, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    Great piece and data!