Look how far U.S. banks have fallen in the past 20 years.

1969 (Ranked by deposits) 1989 (Ranked by deposits)

1. BANK OF AMERICA NT & SA 1. Dai-Lchi Kangyo Bank

2. CHASE MANHATTAN BANK NA 2. Sumitomo Bank

3. FIRST NATIONAL CITY BANK 3. Mitsubishi Bank

4. Barclays Bank 4. Fuji Bank

5. National Westminster Bank 5. Sanwa Bank

6. MANUFACTURERS HANOVER TRUST CO. 6. Industrial Bank of Japan

7. Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro 7. Banque Nationale De Paris

8. Royal Bank of Canada 8. Mitsubishi Trust & Banking

9. Banque Nationale De Paris 9. Deutsche Bank

10. Westdeusche Landesbank Girozentrate 10. Tokai Bank

11. Deutsche Bank 11. Norinchukin Bank

12. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 12. Credit Lyonnais

13. MORGAN GUARANTEE TRUST CO. 13. Sumitomo Trust & Banking

14. CHEMICAL BANK 14. Credit Argricole

15. Credit Lyonnais 15. Barclays

16. Bank of Montreal 16. National Westminster Bank

17. Societe Generale 17. Mitsui Trust & Banking

18. Banca Commerciale Italiana 18. Mitsui Bank

19. Sumitomo Bank 19. Bank of Tokyo

20. Fugi Bank Ltd. 20. Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan

21. BANKERS TRUST CO. 21. Societe Generale

22. Midland Bank Ltd. 22. Taiyo Kobe Bank

23. Mitsubishi Bank 23. Dresdner Bank

24. Sanwa Bank Ltd. 24. Yasuda Trust & Banking Co.

25. Industrial Bank of Japan Ltd. 25. Daiwa Bank

26. CONTINENTAL ILLINOIS NAT. BANK & TRUST 26. HongKong & Shanghi Banking Corp.

27. Banco Di Roma 27. CITIBANK NA

28. Dresdner Bank 28. Commerzbank

29. SECURITY PACIFIC NATIONAL BANK 29. Swiss Bank Corp.

30. Credito Italiano 30. Toyo Trust & Banking Co.

(ALL CAPS INDICATE AMERICAN BANKS)