Saturday, December 13, 2008

US Bailout, What Does it Mean?

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Calculating the Total Bailout Costs
by Barry Ritholtz - December 2nd, 2008, 7:00AM

More than a few people have asked me how I came up with the the $8.5 trillion figure for the total cost of the bailouts. Below is a table, plus the Excel Spreadsheet it came from.

Note that this cost does not include the $5.2 trillion in Fannie/Freddie portfolios that the US taxpayer is now also explicitly responsible for.

Source from: The Big Picture

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