02/20/2013 08:44 am ET Updated Feb 20, 2013

Here's How Big Banks Are Roughly The Size Of The U.S. Economy

Warning: Banks in the U.S. are bigger than they appear.

That label, like a similar one on automobile side-view mirrors, might be required of the four largest U.S. lenders if Thomas Hoenig, vice chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., has his way.

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