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Can WaMu, National City, Or Others Find Takeunder Bids? (WM, NCC)

Washington Mutual Inc. (NYSE: WM) is looking exactly like "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly."  The difference is that this one is real instead of a movie.  Shares are ...
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Could Your Bank Be Closed By The Feds? (C)(IMB)(BAC)(NCC)

The most important financial lifeline for most small businesses and consumers is their bank. More often than not these banks are regional or local. They are easier to approach and ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (GM)(AIG)(BAC)(NCC)(WM)

Washington Mutual (WM) More banking concerns. Hammered to $7.12 from 52-week high of $44.19.Bank of America (BAC) Death to all bank stocks. Sees $30.56 from 52-week high of $52.96.National City ...
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Media Digest 6/6/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, a survey of sovereign wealth funds found concerns about their investment is overblown.Reuters reports that Verizon Wireless (VZ)(VOD) will buy Alltel for over $28 billion. Reuters reports ...
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Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (AKAM, AEO, ARBA, BBI, CPWR, DVAX, FNSR, NCC, TOO, TXN)

These aren't the only analyst calls this Monday morning, but these are the ones we are focusing on early this morning:Akamai Tech (NASDAQ: AKAM) Cut to Hold from Buy at ...
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52-Week Low Club (GY, GSAT, LIOX, NCC, PLA, SWWC, WNR)

Today didn't look like the normal 52-week low brigade.  Usually there is a massive implosion of some sort that took a stock under.  Most of these were just more selling ...
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NYSE Short Invest Shows Split Bets On Financial Shares (BAC)(C)(ABK)(WB)(WM)(CFC)(F)(S)(T)(CC)

Not all financial shares are created equal, at least no according to short bets made on NYSE companies for the period ending. April 30 compared to numbers on April 15.Short ...
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Large Banks Beginning To Close Branch Locations (C)(WB)(WFC)(BAC)

Consumers and businesses are faced with two difficult problems as a result of major banks taking huge write-offs. The first is that, even though the Fed is chopping rates, lower ...
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Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (ADS, GRMN, HST, JEF, MHS, NCC, RHT, CRM, BRLC, VLTR)

These are some of the top analyst calls that we are focusing on this Tuesday morning in pre-market trading hours:Alliance Data (NYSE: ADS) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: ...
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RBS (RBS) News No Encouragement For US Banks

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will raise as much as $24 billion to bolster its capital position, a dubious record which US banks will not want to match anytime soon. ...
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NYSE Shorts Move Out Of Big Banks And Into Autos And Airlines: Looking For Chapter 11?

The mid-month reports on short interest in NYSE shares showed that many short sellers moved out of big financial stocks but made large bets against airlines and auto companies. With ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (NCC)(PFE)(ALDN)(CRBC)

National City Corporation (NCC) Raising money and big dilution. Falls to $5.90 from 52-week high of $38.32.Pfizer (PFE) Concerns about big pharma results. Drifts off to $20.13. $27.73.Aladdin Knowledge Systems ...
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National City Takeunder Financing, Steeper Than Steep (NCC)

National City Corp. (NYSE: NCC) is a name we have been cautious on because of the trends we have seen in the "bank financing" rescue packages.The company has secured $7 ...
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As NCC (NCC) Raises Money, Bank Shareholders Shafted Again

NCC (NCC) was one of those banks that decided the mortgage business was simply an outstanding way to make money. The price of homes and commercial buildings would rise at ...
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Media Digest 4/21/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

According to Reuters, National City (NCC) will raise as much as $7 billion.Reuters writes that Viacom (VIA) will launch a pay TV channel to compete with Time Warner's (TWX) HBO. ...
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