Regulators Proposing Stricter Rules For 'Too Big To Fail' BanksRegulators want to require eight of the largest U.S. banks to meet a stricter measure of health to reduce the threat they pose to the financial system.
Fewer US Banks Failing As Industry StrengthensU.S. banks are ending the year with their best profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They're helping support an economy slowed by high unemployment, flat pay, sluggish manufacturing and anxious consumers.
FDIC Shutters 3 Banks In 3 States Federal regulators have seized 3 banks, one each in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee, bringing to 31 the number of U.S. banks that have failed so far this year.