An article Monday, "For Subprime Lenders' Stock, the Damage May be Permanent" (page 41), erred in attributing Olympic Financial Ltd.'s loss to a special charge to correct accounting irregularities. The loss had two causes: a $63.9 million charge due to a change in accounting estimates for repossessed inventory; and a one-time $15.8 million charge for early retirement of $145 million of senior notes.

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