Felix Salmon has a good post on the crazy profits of Goldman Sachs, Vampire Squid. Here’s a juicy bit:

Add it all up, and the various stock-related grants given in one month of 2008 (we’re not including annual bonuses here) were worth $1.9 billion at the time, and are worth somewhere in the neighborhood of $7.6 billion now.

Remember that December 2008, when Goldman made these grants, was the worst month in the company’s history…

 

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