May 19, 1999
Duel Flashback: Merck
Six months ago we took drug giant Merck (NYSE: MRK) in for a physical. It was quite the Merckout. With Paul Larson (TMF Parlay) stating his bullish case beside Chris Rugaber's (TMF RFK) bearish case, the prognosis could have gone either way.
It was touch and go, especially for our Foolish Voters who sided with our resident bull. In the end the stock fell under, losing a scant 2.5% over the six months after the November Duel.
Victory? Chris Rugaber. Congrats!
Revisit Dueling Fools -- Merck (11/11/98)
Dueling Fools Standings
Bill Barker (TMF Max) 3-1 Dale Wettlaufer (TMF Ralegh) 3-1 Chris Rugaber (TMF RFK) 3-1 Voting Fools 23-12 Guest Duelists 5-3 Jeff Fischer (TMF Jeff) 3-2 Yi-Hsin Chang (TMF Puck) 2-2 Louis Corrigan (TMF Seymor) 6-7 Paul Larson (TMF Parlay) 5-7 Rick Munarriz (TMF Edible) 4-6 David Forrest (TMF Bogey) 2-5 Brian Graney (TMF Panic) 0-1
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