Posted on March 23rd, 2009 nrapp 19 comments
Since the beginning of the financial crisis, nearly $12 trillion was allocated in programs affecting the financial services industry. Today, the Federal Reserve announced a plan to cleanse toxic assets from bank balance sheets. Here’s the breakdown of all money spent since last year. I spent the day researching and realizing this graphic. Fun stuff.
[Updated at 2 p.m. March 24] The graphic was updated with reader comments, size of arrows were adjusted to reflect correct amounts. Thanks! Old version is here.