When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

17 September 2008

How many shares of AIG stock do I get when I file my 2008 taxes?

Want to understand the ramifications of the recent market chaos?

The New York Times is running one of the best (and simplest) interactive information graphics I've seen in a long time.

Static snapshots below, which don't begin to do justice to what they've built.

Market cap of 29 selected financial firms in October 2007:

October 2007 market values

...and the 27 surviving firms in September 2008:

September 2008 market values

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