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  • Buy High,

    Better go a little easier on the eggnog. On post 6699 the comparison was with GDW. Not sure where you got GWB. Please see the attached as someone else says GDW is a bank from the following description. Please note the industry they are in.
    Golden West Finl (GDW)
    99.13 -2.42 (-2.38%)
    as of 12/09/2003 at 04:02PM EST (NYSE Delay: 20 mins.) Manage Alerts

    Company Description for GDW:

    1901 Harrison St.
    Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: 510-446-4000
    Fax: 510-446-4259

    Sector: FINANCIAL
    Industry: Superregional Banks
    Holding company Golden West Financial is king of the world -- World Savings Bank, that is. World Savings, the second-largest US thrift behind Washington Mutual, offers traditional deposit and loan products through more than 250 bank branches scattered across about a dozen states (primarily in the West and in Florida) and originates residential mortgages and other loans from an additional 300 offices nationwide. Golden West also owns investment management subsidiaries Atlas Advisers and Atlas Securities, which sell insurance and administer and distribute the company's proprietary Atlas mutual funds.

    Hope this clears the air.

    For better investing,


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