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Trillions of Dollars

April 8th, 2009 No comments

Some interesting numbers from recent issues of Time Magazine

  • $11.6 Billion Total amount earned in 2008 by the 25 highest paid hedge-fund managers.
  • $8.4 Trillion Amount that financial firms worldwide have received or been promised in government bailouts – $1250 for every person on the planet, according to Oxfam.
  • $11.5 Trillion Estimated value of assets that taxpayers in all countries hold offshore.