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Banks Face New Loan Crisis: Rebuilding Reserves

'Provisions' may turn out not to be large enough

(Newser) - Within Bank of America’s disappointing first-quarter earnings was an unwelcome harbinger for the banking industry, the Wall Street Journal reports. BofA’s results were dragged down by huge additions to its loan-loss provision, an expense many other banks will also record soon. Given current credit conditions, many banks will... More »

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