money and banking web exercise

answer the questions

It is relatively easy to find up-to-date information on banks because of their extensive reporting requirements. Go to http;//www2.fdic.gov/qdp/,where you will find summary data on financial institution site is sponsored by the federal deposit insurance corporation. Go to the most recent quarterly bank profile. Scroll to the bottom and open Table 1-A

a.Have banks returns on assets been increasing or decreasing over the past few years

b.Has the core capital been increasing, and how does it compare to the capital ratio reported in Table I of the text

C.How many institutions are currently reporting to the EDIC