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  • Bear Stearns was rescued from bageldom when JPMorgan bought it at a fire-sale price with the help of the Federal Reserve.

    Wall Street’s Fishbowl

  • For the sake of open-mindedness, I've given other places a fair shake, but long ago concluded that Absolute's perfectly sized, exquisitely textured, delicately flavored starchy rounds are the alpha and omega of Morningside bageldom.

    The Bwog

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  • Sounds almost tasty, unfortunately.

    February 18, 2010

  • "When Lehman ended its 14-year-run as a public company with a bagel (a stock worth zero), some $45 billion in shareholder value had been destroyed. The other capers didn't end much better for shareholders. Bear Stearns was rescued from bageldom when JPMorgan bought it at a fire-sale price with the help of the Federal Reserve."

    —Daniel Gross, "Wall Street's Fishbowl," Newsweek, Feb. 8, 2010, p. 19

    February 17, 2010