Graphic of the Day: European Bank Exposure

In light of this morning’s news of a 78 billion euro bailout for Lisbon, today’s graphic gives a sense of the economic problems that Europe is currently facing. By clicking on the different countries on the map below, you can see how much exposure each country on the list has to the selected country. For example, if you click on Portugal, you will see that Spain has $86 billion in exposure to Portugal.


What does the information in this graphic tell you about the economic situation in Europe?

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