Reliable word that Bank of America branch managers just received a
letter or memo from the USFed instructing them to perhaps be ready for
a one-week universal shut-down of the banking system, including access
to checking accounts, savings accounts and credit cards. Reliable word
has it that BofA bank branches received a shipment of signs last week,
reading “We're sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control, we
cannot be open at this time.
Unless it's part of the new law or something, they can't do this. Banks cannot be closed 4 consecutive days or they risk losing their FDIC status. For this reason, every single bank is open the day after Thanksgiving. Also, if they have some computer problem on Monday or Thursday you can bet the the tech guys are pulling an all-nighter if necessary.