From IndyMac's failure to fallout from the GSEs' seizure, from a look at an "unprecedented year" to thoughts on what's to come, here are our 10 most read stories of the year.

OTS cites Schumer's letters as a 'cause' of a run on the thriftAmerican Banker | Jul 11WASHINGTON — Regulators took over $32 billion-asset IndyMac Bancorp late Friday, the largest thrift failure in history and the second largest collapse of any insured institution.

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