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What: Shares of global shipper Ship Finance International
So what: Over the weekend, Financial Times published a study of the shipping industry's dire financial straits. According to the story, nearly every shipper is in violation of loan covenants today and that raises the dual specter of consolidation and potential bankruptcies in the industry.
Now what: So why did Ship Finance fall far faster than DryShips
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