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News report, the MBCA – a coalition of mid-size U.S. banks – sent a letter to the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), asserting that extending insurance on “all deposits” would “immediately halt the exodus” of deposits from smaller banks.

The MBCA also reportedly noted that this action would “stabilize” the banking industry and significantly decrease the chances of “more bank failures.”

It was added that the MBCA proposed the insurance program be funded by the banks themselves, by raising the deposit-insurance assessment on lenders who opt to participate in the increased coverage.

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John Deaton, founder of legal news outlet Crypto Law Lawyer, predicted in a March 19 tweet to his 250,000 followers that up to 300 banks could go under if the FDIC fails to provide “some guarantee.”

I bet 2-300 banks will go under if there isn’t some FDIC guarantee. And

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