The U.S. Banking System: Too Bigger To Fail – Seeking Alpha 01-18-13

Salient to Investors:

Economics Fanatic writes:

  • The top 100 banks in the U.S. had an 88% market share in Q3 2012 versus 84% in 2010 – if this trend continues, the next banking crisis will be bigger than the 2008-09 crisis.
  • Excessive risk taking is predominant in these institutions.  Regulators need to take immediate action to prevent a bigger financial crisis in the future. Investors reward reduced complexity.

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