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October 2009



Are Stocks in Big Trouble?

October 30, 2009 – Comments (0)

Anxiety is a pretty reasonable response to the expectation that the stock market could take another leg down, but The Fool is all about helping investors. So instead of just talking about all the reasons why stocks could keep up the downward march they've been on this week, I've come up with a few ways to make sure your portfolio is in ship shape and ready for anything.  [more]



Goldman Sachs: Scary or Scary Good?

October 30, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GS

The Motley Fool's Scariest Stock Contest is in full effect and my pick for the most bone-chilling stock out there is Goldman Sachs. Crazy? Or am I just crazy enough to be right? Check out my argument and log your vote here.  [more]



And Still Nothing Has Changed in Banking

October 27, 2009 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: GS , JPM , MS

Not to be overly trite, but as the old saying goes: "The definition of insanity is doing the same things and expecting different results." I can't help but look at the recent results from the major banks and think that not a darn thing has changed. JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley... reaping huge rewards from prop trading desks and nobody has any idea what they're actually doing behind closed doors.   [more]

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