Reuters says we're in the money!

U.S. bank earnings reached a more than four-year high in the third quarter, but regulators are warning that the industry faces challenges that include the risk of the European debt crisis washing up on U.S. shores...On Tuesday, the FDIC released its latest quarterly report, which showed that the industry had earned $35.3 billion (22.6 billion pounds) in the third quarter, the most since the second quarter of 2007.

Well, we're not in the money, but, you know, it'll trickle down eventually, I'm sure. Just imagine how much money these banks would be making if they didn't have to deal with the government's skanky-ass regulations.