Downgrades of Investment Banks Look Hasty

Why are analysts so, so quick to downgrade? We caught a downgrade of Morgan Stanley (MS) and Goldman Sachs (GS) today, for example, and I thought it was totally fatuous. These stocks had been dogs in 2011, but business could be picking up right now, with the stock markets worldwide doing better and all of the banks in Europe restructuring.

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