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December 2007



Writedowns: So Where Did The Money Go?

December 20, 2007 – Comments (6)

Morgan Stanley writes down an unbelievable amount of cash.  Banks are getting crushed with tons of losses.  I am sure they'll be ok at the end, but many a good fool has helped me understand that it's not wise to try and predict this downfall.  Further research has proven that the fool community is right on - should I expect less?  [more]



Is it a "falling knife" if you get 7%?

December 18, 2007 – Comments (10) | RELATED TICKERS: WB.DL2 , STI , NCC.DL2

I struggle with one question these days....  Will banks lower their dividend?  Is the crunch hard enough to make bank stocks actually reduce the amount they pay to shareholders?  I would love some feedback if you have any.  Any income investor is probably salivating over these yields.  Its almost too good - plus the knowledge that this "credit crunch" can't last forever - bank stocks must go up at some point.   But when can you call the bottom?  [more]

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