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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Rumors of a Sale of Bear Stearns

Is Bear Stearns on the auction block?  Hit hard by the collapse of the subprime mortgage industry, the drop in its stock price could make it a bargain.  Possible suitors include HSBC Holding, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Bank of America, Wachovia or an arm of the Chinese government, which earlier this summer bought a 10% stake in The Blackstone Group.  WSJ, Bear Stearns Buzz Swirls.

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It looks like the hedge funds that collapsed or taking its toll.. JP morgan is another potential suitor along with Bank of America. Check out the connections they have with each other, I found a site looking more in depth into these connections, pretty interesting..
http://www.newsvisual.com/newsvisual/2007/08/click-here-fo-2.html

Posted by: Barbara | Aug 24, 2007 4:04:23 PM

It looks like the hedge funds that collapsed or taking its toll.. JP morgan is another potential suitor along with Bank of America. Check out the connections they have with each other, I found a site looking more in depth into these connections, pretty interesting..
http://www.newsvisual.com/newsvisual/2007/08/click-here-fo-2.html

Posted by: Barbara | Aug 24, 2007 4:04:56 PM

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