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In 2011, the FDIC entered loss-share agreements with the buyers of 58 of the 92 closed banks. In 2010, the FDIC entered loss-share agreements with 130 of the 157 failed banks.

This Friday may see the first bank closures for the year. 2011 ended with 92 failures. In 2010, there were 157 bank closures, and 140 banks were shuttered in 2009.

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In 2011, the FDIC entered loss-share agreements with the buyers of 58 of the 92 closed banks. In 2010, the FDIC entered loss-share agreements with 130 of the 157 failed banks.

The FDOC median cost to the deposit insurance fund at the time of announcement was 29% in 2009, but in both 2010 and 2011 the percentage of the failed banks' assets was 23%.

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List of Bank Failures:

http://www.fdic.gov/bank/individual/failed/banklist.html

Tracking Bank Failure Map with Details:

http://graphicsweb.wsj.com/documents/Failed-US-Banks.html

Bank Beat:

http://www.leasingnews.org/Conscious-Top%20Stories/Bank_Beat.htm

Source: Bank Failures Have Declined Over The Last 3 Years