What can you buy with a billion dollars?

The global financial crisis cost hundreds of billions of dollars. In order to visualize what this means, I give examples of what you can buy with one billion dollars:

One billion dollar bridge Ponte Vasco da Gama

One billion dollar bridge Ponte Vasco da Gama
One billion dollar bridge Ponte Vasco da Gama

One billion dollar cruise ship Allure of the Seas

One billion dollar cruise ship Allure of the Seas
One billion dollar cruise ship Allure of the Seas

Shanghai World Financial Center 492m

Shanghai World Financial Center 492m
Shanghai World Financial Center 492m

One billion dollar of jet airliners

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50,000 cars of $20,000

600 villas

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