The U.S. has more than 4,500 banks — more banks than any other country. That huge number of lenders has shaped the economy in countless ways, but it also can pose risks.
The Federal Reserve says its own light-touch approach to bank regulation is partly to blame for the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank last month, and it promised more vigorous oversight in the future.
The Federal Reserve and the FDIC are set to report Friday on their oversight of two failed banks. The banks' collapse six weeks ago rocked credit markets and raised the risk of recession.
Trading of First Republic Bank shares were halted multiple times today, as investors sold off shares, alarmed by financial disclosures from the bank.
Regulators need to decide how to recover the cost of rescuing Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank — and community banks across the country are warning they should not be on the hook.
Weeks after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, lenders are getting stingier about making loans. That makes it harder for businesses trying to grow and – and it raises the risk of recession.
A top federal regulator called the failure of Silicon Valley Bank a "textbook case of bank mismanagement" during a Senate hearing about what led to its spectacular collapse
Four minority founders reflect on the health of minority-owned banks in the U.S. following the sudden collapse of SVB.
First Citizens will buy Silicon Valley Bank, the tech industry-focused financial institution that collapsed earlier this month, rattling the banking industry and sending shockwaves around the world.
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage-point in an effort to curb high inflation. Some had called for the Fed to wait after two recent bank failures.
The Treasury Secretary said the administration is committed to protecting the U.S. banking system and customers who trust their money to it.
Shares in the midsized lender continued to tumble as fears grow about First Republic's financial health grow even after it received a $30 billion lifeline from its bigger rivals last week.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank last Friday set off a series of events that have many reeling about just what is happening at banks in the U.S. and around the world.
The lenders including J.P.Morgan and Wells Fargo would deposit $30 billion into the beleaguered midsized lender as part of the rescue.
A drop in shares of European lender Credit Suisse sparked fears that banking turmoil is spreading around the world.