Tracking U.S. Bank Failures

This Wall Street Journal map shows the banks and thrifts that have failed since the beginning of 2008. Bank regulators have closed 84 banks so far, as the weakened economy takes its toll on the financial services sector. Last week, John Kanas, whose private equity firm bought BankUnited of Florida in May, said the US banking system will lose some 1,000 institutions over the next two years.

(click for interactive map)

Size of circles based on the value of assets at time of failure.

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