Strongest & Weakest US Banks and Thrifts

Monday, August 18, 2008 | 12:30 PM

Interesting report from Weiss Research:

The “X” List Report

It contains an extensive list of the strongest and weakest banks and thrifts in the United States. Compiled from FDIC’s Call Reports and OTS’ Thrift Financial Reports:  All U.S. commercial banks, savings banks, S&Ls and other thrifts with total assets of $500 million or more and with a rating of B+ or higher.   

The full report contains about 5 pages of strong banks, 5 pages of weak banks.

Here are the weakest big US banks (i.e., the ones most likely to cost taxpayers some money).




Lastly, U.S. Brokers with their capital multiples:



Thanks, Laura!

The "X" List: The Next Big Failures (Transcript Part I) 
Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.   
Money & Markets, 08-11-08

The “X” List Report

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my problem with the data is that it relies on reported financials --(thus little things like level 3 assets)

so the analysis can only head south from here -not better

Posted by: Hal | Aug 18, 2008 12:35:25 PM

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