Jul 28 2010

FDIC flashes SOS – 1,000 bank failures before recession is over – FDIC not too far away from tapping into U.S. Treasury $500 billion taxpayer lifeline. Georgia leads the pack with 40 bank failures since 2008.

By the end of the recession, there will be approximately 1,000 bank failures.  Does this sound extreme?  It should but the numbers don’t cover the entire story.  Since 2008 the number of bank failures has reached 269 and this doesn’t include consolidations done through the FDIC where bigger banks ate up smaller banks before they […]

Nov 24 2009

13 Million Negative Equity Homeowners and Negative Equity FDIC: The Shackles of Debt Leverage on the American Economy. FDIC $8.2 Billion in the red with 552 Troubled Banks on the Revised List.

The third quarter was devastating for banks and homeowners.  To show the growing divide between Wall Street and the American economy, the FDIC just released its third quarter banking profile.  The FDIC fund is not only broke, it is now in the red to the sum of $8.2 billion.  We’ve been warning that the fund […]

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