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WASHINGTON, DC-Opportunistic investors which often seek out troubled assets, to scoop up in hopes of receiving huge returns–known as ‘Vulture’ investors–are being eyed by the Beltway to help out with relieving banks’ stresses, according to the New York Times. The idea, essentially, will be for these investors to buy some of the toxic assets off the market with some governmental encouraging, freeing up banks to begin lending, again.

The roadblocks for such a confluence of idealism and opportunism are many: Pricing the assets, guaranteeing government assistance and deciding which assets will be most profitable, to name a few.

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