Count the number of US banks collapsed in 2008

With slumping home prices and the worsening economic crisis taking an increasing toll on financial institutions, as many as 22 American banks have collapsed so far this year. 

Collapse of such a large number of US banks, despite a $700-billion bailout package, reflects the deep turmoil of the US economy.
From 2003 to 2007, only 10 US banks were reported to have collapsed. In 2008, the figure has already touched 22, with still more than a month to go…

  1. Downey Savings and Loan
  2. PFF Bank and Trust
  3. Security Pacific Bank
  4. Franklin Bank SSB
  5. Community Bank
  6. Freedom Bank
  7. Silver State Bank
  8. Columbian Bank and Trust
  9. First Priority Bank
  10. First National Bank
  11. ANB Financial
  12. IndyMac Bank
  13. Washington Mutual
  14. Alpha Bank and Trust
  15. Meridian Bank
  16. Main Street Bank
  17. Ameribank
  18. Integrity Bank
  19. First Integrity Bank
  20. First Heritage Bank
  21. Hume Bank
  22. Douglass National Bank

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