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Friday, October 16, 2009

Bank of America Still Struggling

by Calculated Risk on 10/16/2009 08:42:00 AM

From Reuters: BofA Posts Loss Amid Consumer Credit Woes

The nation's largest bank reported a net loss of $1 billion... The bank set aside $11.7 billion during the quarter for credit losses, $1.7 billion less than in the second quarter but $5.3 billion more than in the 2008 third quarter.
And from the WSJ:
Credit-loss provisions swelled 81%, while the net charge-off rate was up at 4.13% from 1.84% a year earlier and 3.64% in the second quarter. Total nonperforming assets rose to 3.72% from 1.45% in the prior year and 3.31% last quarter.
The confessional is still open.