Gold In Golden West?

On the Coast, high tech and biotech aren't the only lively issues. Another hot bunch: savings and loans. Several money managers are betting that another big thrift will soon follow the path taken by Great Western Financial, which has agreed to be bought by Washington Mutual--thus dodging a hostile Feb. 18 bid from H.F. Ahmanson, the nation's largest S&L.

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