Looks like there was a good-sized sale of these
shares at about 11:45 today, when they were at
$31...maybe you got your wish, or maybe you persuaded another
reader of this board to sell. Either way, more power to
Interesting(pardon the pun) article on interest rate theory inside
the front page of today's WSJ. It appears Greenspan
is borrowing some of the ideas of a dead Swede named
Gnut, but won't admit it. Come to think of it, I
wouldn't admit that either.
Take it from a current STI and former Crestar employee--dont get bought by STI. BB&T is a good franchise much like Crestar was. How many positive things have you heard about STI lately (or ever?)??
The old STI and WB (or "Coke and Smoke" as they
used to say) merger still floating around...
agree with BBT good mgmt comment; If you want to hear
from some unhappy campers, check out the Yahoo BB for
STI... Do they want some cheese with that whine?
That Centura rumor is probably wishful thinking
by a s/h of their underperforming stock. As
mentioned by a previous poster, BB&T has the #1 market
share of deposits in NC (excluding the large corporate
deposits BofA pulled into Charlotte to beef up their
numbers. Hugh hated for the 2nd largest US bank to also be
#2 in their home state).
Large article in
today's Raleigh News and Observer business section
touting Wachovia as a takeover candidate due to credit
problems and taking down reserves in years past leading to
poor stock performance. Chase, Wells and Suntrust were
potential aquirors mentioned.
Other posters have
mentioned BB&T's trading volume and market value passing
Wachovia recently. Shows what can happen when mgt. doesn't
stick to it's knitting.
Nobody is older or longer than me!!!!!
hell, I remember the first president of the federal
reserve, Al hamilton.
Did you ever see the
crossing, alexnader hamilton was some little kid in the
Whatcha no good ole boy? You still chasing the skirts? I
try when i can, arthristis and all the other
ailments, you know what I am talking about?
John, do not sell us. Your branch managers are the
is the old gang still here? How
bout that young kid readum. i think stock is up there
in the years, but not as old as me. I think denna is
still here right? who else?
I am going to start
posting. I forgot why I stopped? I am sure there was a