Two Ways To Play: Citigroup's Great Escape
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The plan could be part of a process CEO Vikram Pandit announced earlier this month that it would shed $400 billion of assets over the next three years. Citigroup has come under pressure as the company has had to write down over $40 billion in losses over the last year. To date, Citigroup has raised over $44 billion to shore up its balance sheet.
For more, see Professor Glenn Curtis' column Citigroup CEO Finally Flexes Muscles.
From the Bull Pen: Bulls are eyeing plays like Visa (V), which ended higher on a down day for the financials. Professor Sean Udall even mentioned that the stock at $75 is especially appealing.
From the Bear Cave: Isn't Germany one of the strongest economies in Europe? Bears believe this is a big mistake and might even see a head and shoulders pattern develop should the stock approach $25.
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