NOTICE News Daily: March 14, 2023

On today’s NOTICE News Daily: The federal government was forced to step in after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank late last week in the worst bank failure since the 2008 financial crisis. We take a look at what that means and what caused the bank to collapse. Plus: What are your chances of having a totally correct March Madness bracket?

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Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

Top Story: Silicon Valley Bank Collapses After Bank Run

On Friday, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed when its customers, mainly businesses and startups, tried to withdraw their money in a bank run. The Federal government stepped in to guarantee customers’ money and protect the banking system from further crisis. It’s the largest bank collapse since the 2008 financial crisis and the second-largest bank failure in US history.

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March Madness Brackets

The odds of filling out a perfect bracket are 1 in 120.2 billion

“When it comes to filling out a bracket, there are 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 or 9.2 quintillion possible outcomes. In other words… a lot of chances to pick an incorrect outcome.” >> More from CBS Sports