On Tuesday the United States Treasury department purchased $125 billion of bank stocks becoming one of the largest stockholders in the world instantly.
$25 billion was invested in Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo.
$15 billion was invested in Bank of America and $10 billion in Merrill Lynch (which is being acquired by Bank of America).
$10 billion was invested in Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. And the treasury department invested $3 billion in Bank of New York Mellon $2 billion in State Street.