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many hundreds of times beyond their salary

The estimates on the positions I saw are 50 billion euros. That was five hundred thousand times his salary... (And as a computer programmer, it is demoralising to see those figures passing arounds. Thankfully sometimes one realizes the currency is roubles or yen where eleven figures numbers aren't that huge amounts)

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères

by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Sat Jan 26th, 2008 at 05:29:33 PM EST
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Oh indeed, in this case the figures are truly frightening. I was speaking to the generalised case where things are not so horrifically obviously iniquitous.
by Metatone (metatone [a|t] gmail (dot) com) on Sat Jan 26th, 2008 at 05:31:00 PM EST
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