I think Bob Steel's the one guy I trust to turn this bank around, which is why I've told you on weakness to buy Wachovia.
~ Jim Cramer, CNBC commentator, March 11, 2008
(Two weeks later, Wachovia came within hours of failure as depositors fled. Steel eventually agreed to a takeover by Wells Fargo. Wachovia shares lost half their value from Sept. 15 to Dec. 29.)