Not really sure what purpose it can serve, but it is interesting to see who/where/what is receiving bailout funds around the country. Each marker represents the headquarters of a financial institution that expects or has already received money from the Treasury Department under the TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program). The size of each marker represents the amount of bailout money given to each institution. Click on the markers to see the institution’s name and amount it’s receiving. Check it out here.