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World Banks Face $3.6 Trillion "Wall Of Maturing Debt," IMF Warns

Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By Emily Kaiser) - The world's banks face a $3.6 trillion "wall of maturing debt" in the next two years and must compete with debt-lad...

Ireland Bank Crisis: 'Worst Fears Surpassed' As Banks Need An Additional $42.7 Billion

Bloomberg / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. taxpayers can find some solace in the fact that there is one country with banking problems worse than our own. Ireland's banks need another $4...

Why The U.S. May Become The Next Ireland: Simon Johnson

nytimes.com | PETER BOONE and SIMON JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you thought the "too big to fail" issues of 2008-9 were bad in the United States, wait until our biggest banks become even bigger. Today the big...