Holy Shit: Economics For Idiots (Like Me)

Holy financial shit storm Batman. Via TechCrunch comes this graphic from the New York Times. The image above shows the capitalisation of a load of companies back in October of last year. Below you can see what that looks like now. Oh what a difference a year makes eh?

To really get the most out of this you need to go and have a look at it on the NYT site: rolling over the various sections brings eye-watering information about how much money has been lost on Wall Street alone.

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