I've watched this board for sometime now and
noticed that you two have gained a lot of respect from
many others that post to this site. Therefore, I would
like to ask what you think of the congressional panels
agreement on a bill that would make it easier for banks,
securities firms and insurers to merge and sell each other's
products, and how do you think BB&T will fair in this
You are exactly correct, a BBT-UPC merger would make a very attractive plum for someone to pick.Also UPC has a good presence in Florida.I would think that WFC would then be quite interested
I've enjoyed your post on various boards, but
have never responsed to you.
I don't mean to speak
for abeatles, but maybe the point he is making is
that he believes that a BBT purchase of UPC would
extend BBT's reach westward bridging the chasm that
presently exist between WFC & BBT. In so doing, a
subsequent merger between BBT/WFC would create a
coast-to-coast institution.UPC also has a sizable presence in
Have not been on the net for a couple of days,
but I wanted to add a "Happy Birthday" on your 75th.
Yours was the first post I ever read on this
board..thanks for the good sense and good humor...may you enjoy
many more with your girl.