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The 25 bank failures in 2008 also depleted the [FDIC's] deposit insurance fund by $15.7 billion during the fourth quarter to $18.89 billion.

The 25 banks that failed last year, before the worst hit — out of thousands in operation in the United States — nearly halved the government’s deposit insurance fund.

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