Deposit Rates a free site which provides unique US and international bank interest rates ,currency and risk research information. In particular it provides interest rates from the major institutions in the US which you can compare to Asia or Europe.
Failed Bank List This page contains useful information for the customers and vendors of these [failed] banks. This includes information on the acquiring bank (if applicable), how your accounts and loans are affected, and how vendors can file claims against the receivership. This list includes banks which have failed since October 1, 2000. Banks listed include Washington Mutual and IndyMac. From the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).