If The Spanish Bank Bailout Came To The United States...

For those curious what the latest and greatest estimate of the Spanish bank bailout, which at last count was €100 billion and growing fast, would look like in US terms, here is a rough and dirty comparison of the scale we are taking about here...

  • Spanish GDP of $1.25 Trillion : US GDP of $15.5 Trillion :: Spanish Bank Bailout of $125 Billion : US Bank Bailout of $1.6 TRILLION

A trillion here... a trillion there...

Or visually: