Key Charts - Too-Big-To-Fail
From Too-Big-To-Fail Banks to Globally Systemically Important Banks
- The total bank assets of the TBTF banks have grown almost seven-fold since 1983.
- The 11 largest banks at year-end 1983 accounted for about one of every three dollars of the assets of roughly 14,500 banks at that point. Citibank and Bank of America were the biggest of the banks, with about $104 billion in assets.
- In 2014, eight banks that are considered systematically important banks account for half of the total commercial banking assets of the 6,656 banks in 2014.
Sources: Wall Street Journal, The Banker, Federal Reserve, FDIC, Milken Institute.