In 2009, the number of problem banks increased nearly 200%. Problem banks now hold $400 billion in bank assets. Most of these problem institutions are regional and community lenders. The same banks that dominate in small business and commercial real estate lending. A continued rise in problem banks is likely to hinder a recovery in these sectors of the economy.
Jeremy Jones, CFA
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