bank run

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the concerted action of depositors who try to withdraw their money from a bank because they think it will fail

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Could all this end up with bank runs that bring down the euro itself?
But there would certainly be a nationwide bank run if they reopened the banks without strict limits on cash withdrawals and transfers overseas.
As a result of the blow-back and fears of bank runs, Greek lawmakers revised the plan so it would spare savers with less than a[logical not]20,000.
One question that arises is whether bank runs should be prevented in any circumstance.
Asked about a potential bank run, Draghi said: "We will avoid bank runs from solvent banks.
The threat of cascading default, bank runs, and catastrophic risk must be taken off the table, as otherwise it will undermine all other efforts, both within Europe and globally,' Geithner told the International Monetary Fund.
In the case of deposit insurance, many countries have raised deposit insurance coverage while some even have provided full coverage in order to curb bank runs.
The Iraqi Central Bank runs a daily auction from Sunday to Thursday.
The bank runs seminars and outreach programs to teach women small business owners to package a loan request in a way that bankers comprehend.
Without them, Saturday morning would have brought even more ruinous bank runs, with legions of depositors descending on their banks in desperation at the very moment the new president took the oath of office.
Government provision of deposit insurance is often rationalized on the grounds that it stabilizes the banking system by removing the incentives for depositors to engage in bank runs.
When the subsidiaries select "payment," the bank runs the netting cycle, which calculates how much each buyer owes the seller from a global point of view.
Many forecasters warned, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that bank runs would ensue in the spring of 2002, when the government lifted full guarantees on all time deposits at the banks.
According to the first theory, bank runs are exclusively driven by changes in economic fundamentals, such as a deterioration in the return on investment.
Morris and Shin illustrate this approach in the context of a model of bank runs and with other similar applications.