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Margin mayhem

16 October 2008 By Joyce Koh

When top executives buy stock in their companies, it s usually seen as a vote of confidence. But many, like Viacom s Sumner Redstone, did so using margin loans, which has now led to a choking fit. It could, ironically, also force them to consider selling their babies.

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