How to Profit From Hungary's Downgrade to Junk Status
After having its credit rating lowered to junk status, Hungary is the latest European country to see its borrowing costs climb higher.
The country was downgraded by Moody's Investors Service from Baa3 to Ba1 with a negative outlook a week after it had to ask the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") for help.
Will Wednesday's EFSF Proposal Disappoint Investors?
That answer depends on where you stand.
The markets have been very headline-driven lately. It seems as though whenever a figurehead at home or abroad speaks about bailouts, recapitalizations, etc., markets seem to swing wildly. This is not a surprise as nobody knows where to put their money because of the vast uncertainty still in the markets.
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BioClinica, Inc. (Nasdaq:BIOC) announced that BioClinica WebSend has been included in more than 90% of its 2011 imaging core lab business signings. WebSend benefits clinical trials by speeding access to clinical imaging data while reducing errors and costs by securely sending medical images over the Internet, rather than using courier services.
How to Trade on News of North Korean Nuclear Talks
Long held up due to partisan bickering on Capitol Hill, it looks like free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea are inching closer to passage. Earlier this week, the House passed the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), which reduce tariffs on imports from 130 countries and could open the door for these trade agreements to be passed.
Gold hits record high of $1,900 on global growth fears
There has been no shortage in comparisons of the current banking crises in the US and Europe to those of 2008. Just like in 2008, we have major bank executives appearing in the media to tell us all is well despite extreme volatility in their equity values. Another similarity: no one seems to be convinced by their pep talks.