Bank Failure A Qualitative Review

This author has reported the details of individual bank failure cases from around the world elsewhere (Heffernan, 1996). Based on those cases, together with some failures which have occurred since, it is possible to iden tify the major features of failure. The list of causes, as it appears below, is for ease of exposition - it is rare for a bank failure to be due to one single factor. Usually, there are a number of contributing factors. For example, poor management can be the source of a weak loan portfolio, or sloppy supervision and regulatory forbearance can make conditions ripe for rogue traders and fraud.

Financial End Game

Financial End Game

How to profit from the global crisis and make big bucks big time! The current global financial crisis has its roots embedded in the collapse of the subprime markets in the United States. As at October 2007 there was an estimated loss on the subprime market of approximately 250 billion. If you want to come out on top, you have come to the right place.

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