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Graph: Bad Loans by Bank Size.
Resource filed under Banking | Written by Olivia LaVecchia | No Comments | Updated on Apr 20, 2015

Percentage of Bad Loans by Size of Bank, 1999 to 2014

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As this graph shows, giant banks consistently make poorer lending decisions and write-off more bad loans than community banks do, and the financial crisis heightened this trend. Continue reading