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    Hi Guys

    Some interesting money facts(?) I received in an email from Jason Hommel today.

    1,000,000,000,000: 1 Trillion dollars
    1,000,000,000: 1 Billion dollars
    1,000,000: 1 Million dollars
    $400,000,000,000,000: Estimated total derivative exposure of all banks in the entire world. (20 x U.S. GDP) (up to $400 Trillion?)
    $118,000,000,000,000: World Global Capital Markets (Stocks, Bonds, &?) Feb 2005 McKinsey Global Inst.
    $75,000,000,000,000: U.S. Govt. unfunded liabilities; social security, etc.
    $49,000,000,000,000: World bond market, Fall 2004 PWL Capital Inc.
    $46,000,000,000,000: Total World Paper Money supply 2004; from M2 & GDP of EU, USA, Japan, & China (see SSR #56)
    $45,153,000,000,000: U.S. Household wealth, as of first quarter, 2004. (Includes Real Estate, and investments)
    $37,000,000,000,000: Total global equity market capitalization June 2001 UN.ORG
    $21,700,000,000,000: Total global market capitalization of NYSE stocks, Dec '05 http://nyse.com
    $21,000,000,000,000: U.S. bond market, Sept, '03: IAPF treas.gov
    $12,605,000,000,000: U.S. GDP, 2005 (3Q) http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn/home/gdp.htm
    $10,261,000,000,000: M3 (money in U.S. banks) Jan '06 http://tinyurl.com/vra0
    $8,249,000,000,000: US debt, 2-23-2006 http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/opd/opdpenny.htm
    $4,000,000,000,000: Total global market capitalization of Tokyo stocks, Dec '05 http://nyse.com
    $3,600,000,000,000: Total global market capitalization of Nasdaq stocks, Dec '05 http://nyse.com
    $3,000,000,000,000: Total global market capitalization of London stocks, Dec '05 http://nyse.com
    $2,622,000,000,000: Total gold mined in all of history, 150,000 T (4.6 bil oz.) @ $570/oz. http://tinyurl.com/vrcc
    $2,500,000,000,000: Total global market capitalization of Euronext stocks, Dec '05 http://nyse.com
    $2,400,000,000,000: U.S. annual budget 2005
    $1,200,000,000,000: Total global market capitalization of Deutsche Boerse stocks, Dec '05 http://nyse.com
    $754,000,000,000: Total U.S. paper currency & coin in circulation, March 2005 http://www.fms.treas.gov/bulletin/index.html
    $753,000,000,000: Annual U.S. current account deficit (trade deficit) for 2005, (annualized from 1 Q 2005).
    $596,000,000,000: U.S. debt increase (true deficit) (Fiscal year '03-'04). http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/opd/opdpenny.htm
    $400,000,000,000: Total silver mined in all of history: 40 billion oz. @ $10/oz. http://snipurl.com/93j1
    $376,000,000,000: Market Cap of Exxon Mobil (biggest U.S. Corp.) (8-05) http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=XOM
    $286,000,000,000: Debt of General Motors (biggest U.S. car company) Jan 2006
    $149,000,000,000: US gold, 261 mil oz., @ $570/oz. http://tinyurl.com/vsr9
    $110,000,000,000: all the world's gold stocks/equities (Sept. 25, 2005, Denver Gold Conference)
    $75,000,000,000: Money flowed into Equity funds in the first quarter, 2004
    $26,000,000,000: Market Cap of Newmont July '05 (biggest gold company in the world)
    $8,226,000,000: all the world's "primary" silver stocks (80of them on this list, as of June 25, 2004) --my own data.
    $7,000,000,000: annual flow of money "lost" in Las Vegas while gambling.
    $4,000,000,000: Total annual ATM penalty fees http://redtape.msnbc.com/2005/10/now_even_atm_de.html $13/year per household
    $3,500,000,000: 350 mil oz. of "identifiable" silver bullion left in the entire world, according to GFMS @ $10/oz.
    $1,300,000,000: 130 million oz. of silver needed by the Barclays Silver ETF: feared to cause a silver shortage by the SUA.
    $720,000,000: 72 mil oz. of "registered" NYMEX silver bullion (1-05-05) @ $10/oz. http://www.nymex.com/sil_fut_wareho.aspx
    $266,000,000: 40 million oz. of silver purchased for investment, in 2004 at $6.66/oz.
    $75,000,000: Limit 7.5 mil oz. of silver @ $10/oz. (limit of 1500 contracts per trader) at NYMEX
    $15,000,000: Limit 1.5 mil oz. of silver @ $10/oz. (potential 1 month delivery limit) at NYMEX
    $7,500,000: Limit .75 mil oz. of silver @ $10/oz. (over 150 contracts and you must reveal who you are) at NYMEX
    $100,000: Limit of FDIC insurance per bank account.
    $5,000: Limit of average cash withdrawl from small town banks, without ordering cash in advance.
    $300: Limit of average ATM daily withdrawl
    $10: Approximate amount of silver available per person in the U.S. at $10/oz., given 300 million oz., if that is available.
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