All financial stocks have been crushed, some have lost 70% or more. Though these companies continue to pay a dividend. Check out RAS AFN RSO, etc. Anything that loans money has been crused and will be till next year. Right now there is a lot of tax loss sales going on. Many people have made a lot of money in 2007 and need the loss to lower their taxes. In 2008 the buying will return. With all the help coming from the fed and all governments the economy will turn up in 2008.