Could the FDIC Save a Big Bank If It Had to?

The FDIC is tasked with protecting the nation's deposits. It does so by accumulating money in the so-called Deposit Insurance Fund. But as Fool contributor John Maxfield discusses in the video below, there's reason to believe that this resource wouldn't be enough to protect the deposits at even one of the nation's biggest banks if the FDIC were called upon to do so.

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