Ever Seen a Check for $9 Billion?

Posted: Nov 23, 2009 3:03 PM
Barack Obama has been in China recently, spurring discussion on how much the U.S. is in debt to the Chinese. But more than China owns U.S. debt; check out the check made out to Morgan Stanley from Japanese company Mitsubishi UFJ:

In case you can't make it out, that's 9,000,000,000.00. "Perhaps the largest check ever written," according to Wall Street watcher Aaron Ross Sorkin.

h/t Jen Doll