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Topic - Washington Mutual Inc.
), abbreviated to WaMu, was a savings bank holding company and the former owner of Washington Mutual Bank, which was the United States' largest savings and loan association until it became the largest bank failure in U.S. history. - Source: Wikipedia
Reports that two the nation's largest home lenders were having trouble getting funds for mortgages prompted the world's central banks yesterday to step up rescue efforts with a record $323 billion of cash infusions aimed at averting a market crisis.