At the end of the first quarter, six out of every 10 banks in the U.S. were less well prepared to withstand their potential loan losses than they had been at the end of 2008, according to a new analysis by msnbc.com and the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University in Washington. Overall, bad loans rose another 22 percent in the quarter as the recession continued." (CONTINUED HERE).
Thursday, June 11, 2009
"Bad loans on real estate continue to push harder on the nation's banks.