10 Scary Numbers from the Second Quarter

There were plenty of disconcerting statistics during the last three months

Jeremy Glaser 2 July, 2012 | 10:54AM
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The second-quarter had plenty of scary moments. The euro seemed on the brink of collapse more than once, US economic data started to look less rosy, and volatility in the markets came back with a vengeance. There were plenty of disconcerting statistics this quarter, but here are 10 that were among the scariest. 

-1.5%GMO's estimate of real return of US bonds during the next seven years.

62 Billion: Euros that the Spanish banking system would need in an adverse economic scenario according to a government-commissioned report released in June

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