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Problem Banks

Total Number Of Troubled Banks Drops For First Time In Five Years

AP | By MARCY GORDON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The number of troubled banks tracked by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. fell in the April-June quarter, the first quarterly drop in ...

Help! What Should I Do With My Deposits With All These Banks at Risk?

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Q: I saw an article recently saying that the number of banks in financial trouble was at the highest level in 18 years. I have a money market account ...

FDIC: List Of 'Problem' Banks Grows In Q3

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The number of banks on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s "problem" list grew over the summer, even as the industry posted solid...

Southern California's Troubled Banks: A Rundown

LA Observed | Mark Lacter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The FDIC says it was watching 702 of them in the fourth quarter of 2009, up from 252 for the same period a year earlier. "Problem" banks are those rec...

FDIC Insurance Fund Goes Into The Red; Number Problem Banks Rise To Highest Level In 16 Years

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The apparent end of the recession and stabilizing financial markets have not cured the banking industry, as souring and past-due lo...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bank Numbers Reveal Troubling Trend On Main Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

More than one in four U.S. banks are unprofitable, a number fueled by rising numbers of bad loans, the FDIC announced Thursday. The percent of banks ...

Problem Bank List Hits 15-Year High

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The agency that guarantees bank deposits said Thursday there are no immediate plans to borrow money from the government to bolster ...

FDIC: U.S. 'Problem' Banks Rise to 305

bloomberg.com | Margaret Chadbourn and Alison Vekshin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 27 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. "problem" banks climbed 21 percent to the highest total in 15 years in the first quarter, and provisions set aside for loan...