In 2010, we witnessed 157 banks closed by the FDIC. They were either taken over by stronger hands or liquidated and depositors were given back their deposits.
On this first Friday of the New Year,only two banks were shut down. According to the BlogSpot the Bank Blog:
“The "honor" of the first bank to fail in 2011 belongsto First Commercial Bank of Florida based in Orlando. …It had approximately $598.5 million in total assets and $529.6 million in total deposits was closed. First Southern Bank