TBTF: Big Banks Getting Bigger

Part of the problem with Bailouts are they prop up bad banks, and push aside those without the competitive advantage of taxpayer monies.

This chart shows exactly how concentrated the current state of deposits are at US banks:

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Market Share of 4 Biggest US Banks Since 1998

Market Share of 4 biggest Banks
chart via TARP Oversight Report

Hat tip Felix

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Source:
Taking Stock: What Has the Troubled Asset Relief Program Achieved?
DECEMBER OVERSIGHT REPORT
December 9, 2009
http://cop.senate.gov/documents/cop-120909-report.pdf

SNL Financial, Deposit Market Share, 1998-2009
Dec. 7, 2009
http://bit.ly/7HiyQY

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