Noted for the Record, Failed Bank edition

With today’s (well, yesterday’s) five closings, the total of failings of U.S. banks since March of last year to 69.

Of those, slightly more than 20% (14) are from the state of Georgia. Excepting the much larger California, there have been more failings in Georgia than in any two other states combined.

Also as a matter of record, the 69 failings since last March constitute more than 70% of the 97 failings since October of 2000. So, in round numbers, 15% of the time accounts for 70% of the failings.

Bubbles beget bubbles. Anyone find anything more to it than that?