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January/February 2003, 
Vol. 85, No. 1
Posted 2003-01-01

The Financial Condition of U.S. Banks: How Different Are Community Banks?

by R. Alton Gilbert and Gregory E. Sierra

This article examines the condition of U.S. commercial banks of various sizes since the early 1990s, with an emphasis on differences between the condition of community banks and larger banks.

Some of the data relating to this article can be found in Fred II under "Regional, including Employment and Banking Data" > "Condition of U.S. Banks". CAMELS data are confidential and cannot be distributed.