The World’s Biggest Bailouts

Lehman Brothers is no more. But before letting it fail, the United States bailed out Bear Stearns and saved Fannie and Freddie. So what are the biggest bailouts of all time? In this List, FP looks at five of the biggest—and whether they were worth the cost.

Foreign Policy: The List: The World’s Biggest Bailouts.

All of these are now going to be dwarfed by the current ones, but it’s always nice to know a bit of history.

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