Street Buzzes With Talk Of Bear Stearns Acquisition

The Street has been buzzing this afternoon with rumors of an acquisition of Bear Stearns by either JPMorgan or Barclays Capital as early as the end of today.

  • 14 Mar 2008

-- Olivia Thetgyi & Leo Shvartsman

The Street has been buzzing this afternoon with rumors of an acquisition of Bear Stearns by either JPMorgan or Barclays Capital as early as the end of today. Goldman Sachs analysts in a conference call tipped JPMorgan as one possible suitor as the ...

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