Mar 26 2013

Too big to fail or ignore: How the US went from over 13,000 banks in 1987 to 6,000 today. $7.4 trillion in deposits backed by $32 billion dollars.

Remember when too big to fail brought our economy to a grinding halt?  Of course you do because this is a recent financial event with dramatic ramifications.  In the time since the buffet of bailouts was rolled out you might be surprised that the too big to fail banks have only grown even larger and […]

Nov 22 2009

FDIC Broke and Selling Real Estate: How $13 Trillion in Assets is Protected by no Deposit Insurance Fund. FDIC Selling Properties to Replenish Fund and Collecting Early Fees.

The FDIC, that enigmatic seal of security on your bank entrance, is virtually bankrupt.  The FDIC provides deposit insurance to over 8,000 banks that collectively hold $13 trillion in assets.  We can question what those assets are really worth since many of these institutions hold $3 trillion in commercial real estate loans and defaulting residential […]

Oct 1 2009

FDIC Insuring 8,200 Banks with $9 Trillion in Deposits and Zero in the Deposit Insurance Fund. Calling Banks to Prepay Assessment of $45 Billion.

The FDIC has greatly underestimated the problems of our nation’s banking system.  Earlier in the week the FDIC proposed that banks put up $45 billion to protect bank depositors.  The average American must be amazed that a system backing $9 trillion in deposits is essentially broke.  Clearly the FDIC has the backing of the U.S. […]

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