When Goldman's stock hit $241.70 Friday afternoon it was notable for three reasons. First, it reflected a 33% gain since its pre-election close of $181, suggesting perhaps all that tribute money for Bill and Hillary speeches wasn't so necessary after all. Or, better still, that swamp draining does not include beaching the vampire squids.
Goldman Hits October 2007 Stock Peak---The Vampire Squid Is Back But Not For Long
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