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This Is the Formal End to the Credit Crisis

This Is the Formal End to the Credit Crisis

by January 29, 2014 at 10:18 am 0 comments

The economists will tell you that the great credit crisis which laid low the global economy ended in 2012, five full years after it started. I say it officially ended last Friday. That is because on Friday Bank of America abandoned a glaring emblem of the credit crisis: the trademarkRead More

Wag Bank Is ‘in Limbo’

Wag Bank Is ‘in Limbo’

by November 20, 2013 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Wag Bank, the “bank” for dog lovers, is “on hold.” These are sad days for affinity banking. The service was first announced in October 2011 and began beta testing in the fall of 2012. Now the bank’s original site, dog-bank.com, points to a placeholder page for a dormant domain name.Read More

Fed Publishes Interactive Bank Failure Map

Fed Publishes Interactive Bank Failure Map

by February 26, 2013 at 10:02 am 0 comments

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has published an interactive map of bank failures since 2007. The map allows users to find the failed banks state by state. Yes, it has full zooming capabilities. Yes, Florida was the worst state for bank failures by a wide margin. Click hereRead More