Problem

Small bank failure

Other Names:
High risk policy of smaller banks
Incidence:
In the USA in 1990, the most serious problem in the banking system occur with the smaller regional banks which are heavily exposed to decline in property markets. It has been estimated that 720 USA banks, with combined assets of $72 billion, are technically insolvent although still operating.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET