A Guide: Where The Bailout Money Has Gone And Where It Came From

05/30/2009 05:12 am 05:12:02 | Updated May 25, 2011

It's enough to boggle the mind. If all goes well, it'll be enough to help the economy recover.

The US government has deployed more than $3 trillion in an all-out effort to resolve a financial crisis and end a recession. It is acting as lender of last resort, investor of last resort, and consumer of last resort.

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