Mexico's economic crisis began hitting home last week for U.S. banks.

Unauthorized trading in the rapidly falling Mexican peso left Chemical Banking Corp. with a $70 million foreign exchange loss. Other banks, meanwhile, worried about possible liquidity shortages in Mexico and what it might mean for their own exposure. TRENDLINE

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