BUSINESS
09/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Most Failing Banks Are Doing It The Old-School Way

As the number of banks closed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has grown rapidly this year, it has become clear that most of them had nothing to do with the strange financial products that seemed to dominate the news when the big banks were nearing collapse and being bailed out by the government.

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