WaMu's Stock Bumps Upwards

WaMu’s stock is up this morning after the new CEO said the S&P rating downgrade to junk was based on “market conditions” and not their financial condition, and an unsourced Daily Mail article said Chase was going to bid for the beleaguered thrift.

JPMorgan Chase in new bid for Washington Mutual [Daily Mail]
WaMu Responds to Standard & Poor’s Actions [Press Release]
Washington Mutual stock rises; merger talk disputed [Reuters] (Photo: James Callan)