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Problem Banks MountThe agency's "problem list" of troubled banks continued to increase, however, despite the accelerated pace of bank failures, with 775 institutions on the list, up from 702 in the previous quarter and 305 a year earlier. There were 41 bank closures during the first quarter, and another 31 banks have failed so far during the second quarter.
Ongoing Bank Failure CoverageThere have been 237 bank and thrift failures since the beginning of 2008. All are detailed in TheStreet's bank failure map: