TITLE

Are Bank Stocks Safe?

AUTHOR(S)
Light, Joe
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Money;Dec2009, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the safety of bank stocks, which have long been considered fundamental holdings in retirement portfolios. It outlines past problems with banks stocks and why investors should be aware of risks. Advice is offered from strategist Frederick Cannon, portfolio manager Charles de Vaulx, and investment officer Bob Doll.
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