“banks” Charts

You were a big bank ... »

Of the 10 biggest US banks in 1983, only two still exist as independent companies today. Did your bank survive…

by: AEI
views: 716
Score: 3

Comparing salaries of bank and bank regulatory employees »

Perhaps the highest-paying and most-secure jobs in banking can be found at the federal bank regulatory agencies, where average employee…

by: AEI
views: 230
Score: 3

Banks Getting Bigger and Bigger »

Banks have gotten bigger since the early 1990s. JPMorgan, for example, had assets of around $300 billion in 1995; it…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 87
Score: 2

Investing in the Future: Students Should Get Bank Rates »

National student debt is climbing and is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Student loans provided by the government range from…

Lauren L.
by: Lauren L.
views: 81
Score: 1

Inequality of Poverty »

15% of Americans—nearly 1 in 6—are seemingly consigned to live in poverty. After the bailouts used to stimulate economic recovery,…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 327
Score: 1

Banks and Credit Unions »

In 2012, credit unions passed an important milestone: collectively, these cooperatively owned, one-member-one-vote financial institutions hold more than $1 trillion…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 148
Score: 1

20 Largest US Banks Control 57% of All Bank Assets »

Since the onset of banking deregulation, more than half of the local banks with assets of $1 billion or less…

New Economy Working Group
by: New Economy Working Group
views: 78
Score: 1

Middle Class Americans Not Yet Feeling Their Bailout »

Americans maintain the perception that the middle class, small business and the poor have not benefited from government policies enacted…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 81

The Failure Of The Fed »

By using policy to manipulate the federal funds rate, the Fed can increase or decrease interest rates of other banks…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 57

US Banks Are Out Of Control »

The six largest banks in the US now have assets that equal 65% of the country's GDP, which is nearly…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 77

Assets of Community-Based Financial Institutions Increasing »

This allows local entrepreneurship to thrive by making it possible for small businesses to take out loans that traditional lenders…

5 Largest U.S. Banks Hold 40% of the Nation's Deposits »

The current cap on bank size would allow as few as ten banks to control the entire U.S. banking system.

Too Big To Lend: Big Banks Failing to Fund Small Business »

The mismatch between the scale of banks and the needs of the real economy is hurting the recovery. Studies have…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 190

Impact of the Bank of North Dakota »

North Dakota is the only state so far that has established a publicly owned bank. Founded in 1919, the Bank…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 120

None of the Big 4 Immune to Loss »

No bank could fully escape the the financial crisis, but some banks did much better than others. Wells Fargo and…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 124