The reason why is it would piss off a prince in Saudi Arabia. That last thing we want is a pissed of Saudi Prince who might decide his county needs to Pump less oil.
All three you mentioned are too small. Maybe a larger international bank ... HSBC.
If you want to think out of the box, think GE or even Buffett
I like the way you said Worked (past tense). I hear you. I would tell you to buy some Life Insurance, but Met Life isn't good for it.
Beginning in Sept. Obama began rising in the polls. The more Obama rises in the polls the more the market falls. The market is down over 25% since the first of Sept. At that point McCain was leading in the polls.
An Obama victory, a president who embraces international terrorist such as the Govts. of Venezuela and Iran, Double taxation, socialist, Marxist policies equals Dow 5000. The market is pricing in an Obama victory
Wamu, a sacrificed Lamb. If the company could have held on a couple more weeks it would have been Bailed Out. Geez, missed it by that Much.
This is Great News, means they are still going to do the deal. Everybody thought they would bail. The fact they are still putting money in is great.
Please tell me how the short position has been hedged ? Did they buy Puts, what did they do ?
And please none of your wild guesses, just verifiable facts.
Hold on ... They are going to buy stock at $25/share for a 20% stake??? yeah, right. For the amount of money they are investing they can now buy the whole company for $9 billion. I bet the deal changes over the weekend.
Its all about the negative perception that Obama will be President. God is mad at we are electing a Muslin President.
Save the Economy, save the market, vote McCain