Banking Crisis Spreads: Run on First Republic Bank in California

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First Republic Bank customers lined up to withdraw their money Saturday as fears of a more significant banking crisis have spread throughout the industry.

In what looks an awful lot like the lead-up to the banking crisis in 2008, trading in several regional U.S. banks was halted on Friday amid a massive sell-off after the FDIC took over Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Some of the affected regional U.S. banks were First Republic, Signature Bank, PacWest Bancorp, and Western Alliance Bancorp.

On Friday, the share price of First Republic Bank declined nearly 50 percent after the collapse and FDIC takeover of SVB — the second largest bank collapse in U.S. history. Today customers could be seen lining up at First Republic Bank branches throughout California in a desperate attempt to pull their money out.

Customers lining up at First Republic Bank in a desperate attempt to pull their money out.

Today, Billionaire investor Bill Ackman said he expects more bank runs from Monday morning.

On Friday, Silicon Valley Bank branches called the police on customers who showed up and attempted to pull out their cash.

Santa Clara Police officers at the Silicon Valley Bank headquarters in Santa Clara, California, Friday.

The overall Economic numbers are downright Scary!

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FDIC Insured Means NOTHING!!!

There is over $22 Trillion in the U.S. banking system. The FDIC has only $124.5 Billion on its balance sheet and a $100 Billion line of credit from the U.S. Treasury. FDIC assets cover only 1.26% of U.S. Banking deposits — about the size of Silicon Valley Bank, which failed today. One bank! Are you starting to understand why we have been sounding the alarm bells?

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  1. More evidence that the stock markets being manipulated stock market before Monday was down over 400 points pre-market 15 minutes after it opened it ends up going up over a hundred points for a 500 Point move in 15 minutes I don’t think so they don’t want the public to lose confidence in the so-called United States economy that is collapsing

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