No, it was closer to something like $5 Billion dollars that was withdrawn that day. It was later estimated that $5 Trillion could have been withdrawn by the end of the day, if the gov't hadn't closed the window.
Yeah, there was a whole lot of awful funny business that went on during (and immediately subsequent to) the 2008 campaign. In my observation, the United States underwent something of a real coup d'etat in that moment in time, and most of our top elected officials rolled over for it.
If you begin tallying up all of the strange events surrounding Obama's election win, and the events of his first year in office, it'll make your hair stand on end. Someone (Soros?) meant to overthrow the Constitution and the US government. They have almost succeeded, too.
I believe that the actual level of real treason that has been committed at the very highest levels of government over the last two years, cannot be understated, and would probably stagger the mind.
It was 550 billion in 2.5 hours. They shut the market down. Kanjorski said it could have amounted to 5 trillion if not stopped!