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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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And finally, even a 20 percent capital requirement (much higher than proposed by prominent reformers) would not have prevented bank failures during the Great Recession; the losses at the 400 government-insured banks that failed between 2008 and 2011 averaged 24.
The Deposit Insurance Fund covers depositors up to EUR 50,000 in the event of a bank failure in Serbia .
The current onslaught of lawsuits corresponds with the 2010 peak in bank failures.
Cyprus was--unfortunately, to my mind--interpreted as the beginning of an unexpected regime change in how bank failures are dealt with in Europe.
It was the slowest quarter for bank failures since the second-quarter 2008 -- when just two FDIC-insured financial institutions were closed down by bank regulators.
Those two states account for almost a third of the bank failures since the beginning of 2008.
Two closures occurred in Illinois, which has also experienced many bank failures.
The increase in bank failures that began in 2008 was largely precipitated by the collapse of the U.
In April, the FDIC closed 13 banks after three bank failures in March.
But Wilson and Fox found examples of undercut bank failures that had occurred in low-flow streams.
When some experts study bank failures, they aren't scrutinizing the books of badly run financial institutions.
The nation closed out the year with 157 bank failures, up from 140 in 2009.
Officials hope it will guard against a repeat of the global economic crisis, triggered by a wave of bank failures.
The financial crisis and recession that began in 2007 brought a sharp increase in the number of bank failures in the United States.
THE chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland said yesterday that reforms under way will "significantly reduce" the probability of bank failures in the future.