With Matthew Breuer, Stephen Burr, David Cook, Elizabeth Corey, Van Tengberg, Craig Wood
To date this year, bank failures have cost the FDIC approximately $19 billion and, as of June 30, 2009, the FDIC's fund that protects more than $4.5 trillion in U.S. bank deposits has shrunk to $10.4 billion, the lowest level since the savings and loan crisis of 1993.