Two banks close, total hits 22 Print
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Written by Quantumlife on Saturday, 27 February 2010 20:59   

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp said Rainier Pacific Bank in Tacoma, Washington was closed, and its deposits were assumed by Umpqua Bank of Roseburg, Oregon.

Carson River Community Bank in Carson City, Nevada also was closed, and its deposits were assumed by Heritage Bank of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, the FDIC said.

The agency said earlier this week that the number of "problem" U.S. banks jumped 27 percent during the fourth quarter of 2009 to 702, the highest level since 1993 and a sign that the industry's recovery remains uneven.

Read More: Reuters


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