Bankers Trust Corp. stock dipped Thursday as investors worried that it might follow in the footsteps of J.P. Morgan & Co. with bad news about fourth-quarter performance.

"Bankers Trust and J.P. Morgan tend to suffer the same ills at the same time," said Scott Edgar, director of research of the Sife Trust Fund, as Bankers Trust stock dropped 75 cents, to $81.6875, after trading as low as $80.50.

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