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Lehman Bros. to Report 3Q Stats Today in Bid to Calm Market

Battered firm to unveil 'strategic initiatives'

(Newser) - Lehman Brothers plans to release its third-quarter results and "key strategic initiatives" this morning—a week earlier than expected—in a bid to calm investors, Marketwatch reports. The securities firm took its biggest Wall Street walloping in history yesterday, with share prices plunging 45% to finish 85% down from... More »

Stocks Reverse; Dow Down 280

Lehman Bros., housing weigh on investor sentiment

(Newser) - After a strong rally yesterday following news of the Fannie/Freddie bailout, stocks gave most of the gain back today as the failure of talks between Lehman Brothers and Korea’s state bank sent shares in the investment giant down 44.1%, MarketWatch reports. The Dow fell 280.01 to close... More »

South Korean Banks Offer $5.3B for Stake in Lehman

Newspaper says Korea Development Bank plans a consortium to pay for the deal

(Newser) - Korea Development Bank—which in August backed out of negotiations to acquire struggling Lehman Brothers—is back with bid for a 25% stake in the capital-starved bank for as much as $5.3 billion, reports the AP. The state-owned lender says it will form a consortium of South Korean banks... More »

Korean Bank Warned Off Lehman Bros. Buy

Firm may be too big a risk: official

(Newser) - The Korea Development Bank was warned today of rushing into a bid for Lehman Brothers by South Korea’s top banking official, the Financial Times reports. A Lehman investment may constitute too much risk for a state-owned bank, Jun Kwang-woo warned after last week’s news that, though KDB’s... More »

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