JP Morgan Uses Lego Minifigs to Describe EU Debt Crisis

by Tony Longworth on September 7, 20113 comments

When Michael Cembalest, Chief Investment Officer of JP Morgan’s private bank, needed a way to clearly describe the complex history of the debt crisis in Europe, he turned to that most universal element of communication – the lego minifig. Charting the chaos back to its beginning, we can clearly see that the fault lies with… Italian Race Car drivers and the French Mimes’ Union. Just as we all suspected. Mob: Get your torches!

EU Debt Crisis as Explained Using Lego Minifigs

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The actual legend, along with the full report, can be viewed here.

Reuters Via GeekDad


Andrew Loewen on September 7, 2011 at 7:36 pm. #

No offense, but Fuck JP Morgan .

Tony Longworth on September 7, 2011 at 7:40 pm. #

Oh, indeed. Sideways, if possible.

Matthew on September 7, 2011 at 8:14 pm. #

Are you shitting me?! Is this banking analysis as performance art? Shiiiiiit. Dean Baker. Dean
Baker to emergency.