FDIC (Federal DepositInsurance Corporation)

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FDIC (Federal DepositInsurance Corporation)

•Liquidations cause a large number of bank failures•8 insured banks failed in the period of 1942-1945

•Total bank assets are double the $81 billion at the end of 1941 •Large-scale war financing of the federal government is the primary factor contributing to the rise of banking assets • u.s. government securities account for 57 percent of total banking assets•between 1942 and 1945, only 28 FDIC-insured banks fail





FDIC=Federal Deposit Insurance Corparation of a independent agency of the united states

•Twice as much of all federal spending• Eighth year of federal insurance of bank deposits•On December 31 the surplus of the corporation amounted to $264 million and the combined capital and surplus to $553 million•The end of 1941 marked the completion of eight years of sussecfull operation of the system of federal insurance of bank deposits

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