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The 10 biggest banks in the world
Despite big scandals and backlash from last decade's financial crisis, the banks that are an intricate part of our global economy have survived and, in many cases, thrived in recent years. The world's 10 largest banks have mind-boggling assets of about $25.81 trillion combined. Most of the biggest banks are outside of the U.S. -- with the top 4 in China -- but there are 2 American-based banks that made it onto the latest list from Relbanks.com. See which American banks made the cut.