The Calculated Risk blog has updated its Unofficial Problem Bank List
. There were no bank failures this week, so the only removals to the list were due to mergers. Here are some excerpts from CR’s blog post
Mergers were the theme of the week as four problem banks exited the list by merging on an unassisted basis. After removal, the list holds 786 institutions with assets of $289.4 billion. A year ago, the list had 944 institutions with assets of $375.3 billion. Bank Health Ratings
For more info on the financial health of banks and credit unions, you can view our Bank Health Ratings
page which provides a table of banks and credit unions with the worst Texas Ratios. You can also sort based on the best Texas Ratios to view the safest banks. Health Rating Updates - 2012 Q4 Data Import Completed
Our financial health ratings are based on bank data that the FDIC releases each quarter. The FDIC and NCUA released Q4 2012 financial data around March 1st. We have imported this data, and all of our bank and credit union financial health ratings are based on this Q4 data.