Investors concerned about how bad the subprime crisis is -- and how long it may continue to destabilize world markets -- may begin to get an answer on Wednesday when HSBC (HBC) reports third-quarter earnings, say market participants.But opinions differ widely, with some forecasting an easing of the effects of the subprime debacle when HSBC announces, while others see it as only halfway through.
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