Americaâs Federal Deposit Insurance Corp may ask healthy US banks to lend billions of dollars to restore the health of the depleted fund that safeguards bank deposits, reports the NYT. The initiative, which has gained support from bankers and politicians across the board, is seen as a more attractive alternative to tapping an existing $100bn credit line with the US Treasury, or yet another emergency assessment, said senior regulators. http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2009/09/22/73111/fdic-may-borrow-funds-from-banks/ HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAAH !!!! The VERY INSTITUTION THAT IS SUPPOSED TO GUARANTEE depositors assets shall take on a loan from the VERY INSTITUTIONS that brought into the mess ! What a banana republic ! Just have to convert all USD into hard currency ! Rip-off de luxe !