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FDIC Policies for Dealing with Failed and Troubled Institutions

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Bank failures reached a post- Depression high in 1986. One hundred thirty-eight banks, including one mutual savings bank, were closed by their primary regulator; an additional seven banks needed assistance from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to prevent them from failing.

Bank failures reached a post- Depression high in 1986. One hundred thirty-eight banks, including one mutual savings bank, were closed by their primary regulator; an additional seven banks needed assistance from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to prevent them from failing.


Suggested citation: Caliguire, Daria B., and James B. Thomson, 1987. "FDIC Policies for Dealing with Failed and Troubled Institutions," Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, 10.01.1987.

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