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  • Stocksystm Stocksystm Oct 3, 1998 4:32 PM Flag

    This is a great stock to buy at this pri

    The brokerage firms are typically too late with
    their recommendations/ratings. Take Carnival Corp. for
    instance. Salomon Smith Barney (jerks) downgrade Carnival
    after the stock has dropped 40% from its high. Just
    like closing the gate after the horse has left the
    barn. They do it on the upside and the downside.
    Carnival was an "outperform" at a "neutral" at
    25....I don't think so!!!!

    The Stock Market

    LarryLiquidator wrote at the Circus Circus (CIR)

    >>Are brokerage firms secretly putting their clients
    into the stock, while publicly downgrading the
    prospects? These same guys were recommending the stock when
    it was 30-40. Now they say sell, after stock price
    has fallen.
    Mutual funds may be looking for value
    plays. When profitable companies with low PE's trade
    below book value, this stock is considered a good
    Speculators may be returning. If they believed in a $26+
    takeover, a takeover at $15-18 should be
    Some short sellers may be covering their positions,
    before Bellagio and MB open.<<
    Just a few
    thoughts to explain increased volume (and hopefully
    increasing stock price).

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