Money on the Bears

October 2008
Equities;Oct2008, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p10
The article focuses on the financial status of investment banks Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch as they seek for the next bailout following a U.S. government's bailout of Bear Stearns. According to the author, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson did not approve a bailout for Lehman Brothers. It is noted that Merrill's stocks continued to decline from $50 a share in May 2008 to just $28 a share by the end of August.


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