While the big banks go to battle to unshackle themselves from TARP's chains, regional lenders...

|By:, SA News Editor

While the big banks go to battle to unshackle themselves from TARP's chains, regional lenders (SNV, ZION, RF) choking on real-estate loans are unlikely to be exiting TARP any time soon. Regional banks are almost four times more concentrated in CRE loans than the biggest lenders.