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    • If BB & T likes Fla. they should take a look at BBX with 70 branches and worth 3 billons with earnings at 70 cents a share.

    • Sir Allison has no intention of selling out BB&T right now. It ain't going to happen.

      I still hear rumours that crestar shareholders are revolting against sti...

      Dr. JunJun

    • How about telling us the sources for these rumors if they are to be believed?

    • I have heard BB&T is going to purchase PBKS soon. I have also heard that BB&T will be bought out in 18 months to 2 years.

    • I was surprised to see your prediction about
      moving south when we still have a great deal of
      unfinished business up north... turning our backs on VA at
      this point would be like building a house and deciding
      at the last minute to leave off the roof. I believe
      we are well on our way to building an extremely
      attractive and signifigant market position in this important
      state and FVB is the icing on the cake. BB$T can afford
      to pay a signifigant premium for an in market
      acqusition of this nature simply because of the enormous
      cost savings and cross selling opportunities that
      would follow. It would be a shame if we wind up losing
      this franchise to Wachovia particularly when they
      represent the last show in town (VA).

    • No I don't have the inside scoop, but I think
      that ASO is a good marriage for BBK. I've said that
      before, but I think that all the fluff is now knocked out
      of both stocks (well, maybe a little more than fluff
      - stuffing maybe?) and a merger announcement would
      not be seen as a negative. Great management in both
      banks, but different magt. styles. A true MOE with
      shared ownership would greatly benefit both banks. Great
      market coverage and enough clout to survive and continue
      with their basic philosophies - which are not that far

      Maybe wishful thinking, but I think the blow - off in
      prices offers real value swap and less chance for
      downside if any initial problems. Wake up CEO's, you've
      got a real opportunity to hit a home run (sorry, all
      this M. Mac stuff is catching!).

      You heard it
      here first (or second or whatever!)


    • Hay Doc, are you OK? We're worried about you. Its just $ after all.

      • 1 Reply to Stockboy_II
      • Good evening my good man!

        Yes I am here.
        There has not been much to discuss lately. All banks
        are getting hammered (but you gotta check out the
        CF-STI board, they still are not happy with the proposed
        acqusition of CF), so we don't have too much to smile

        A young lady friend of mine is retiring next year
        from her sales job (she is 63), and we were discussing
        her latest stock purchases and I convinced her to buy
        our beloved BB&T!!!! Her broker wanted her to buy JP
        Morgan, but I told her to look in her own backyard, and
        wala! It was a BB&T! She is sold because "the branches
        are nicely kept up." Whatever....

        Since we
        don't have much to discuss, have you seen any of those
        BB&T commercials. Very nicely done, not pushy. Not
        that glizzty crap. I commend their marketing team on
        those professional spots.

        I got hammered this
        week. My AOL, lets not talk about it. My Capital one,
        no lets move on. My Lucent, no thats a bad subject.
        My Travellers, no lets not go there. My INTEL, yik!
        What a horrible past couple of weeks. Anyone else had
        one of those?

        Dr. JunJun

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