the merely fragile. Moreover, my metrics partially overlap, leading to exaggerating the degree of vulnerability for high - risk countries and underestimating it for the low-risk ones. I believe, however, that my compass is adept at assessing
is now 26% the size of all commercial and industrial loans in the entire U.S. banking sector. As low-quality, high - risk borrowers rush to take advantage of the present speculative appetite, issuance of leveraged loans (particularly the junkier
there’s a measure for that, the Sortino ratio ). Maybe just as relevant, these models are not very good at capturing high risk , low probability events, also called market crashes. In other words, an optimization analysis that uses historical
By Rupert Hargreaves : Asanko Gold (NYSEMKT: AKG ) is an interesting junior gold explorer. The company's main focus is the multi-million ounce Esaase Gold project in West Africa, which is currently undergoing the final stages of assessment before construction. Construction is set to begin on the ...
LONDON, Dec 4 (IFR) - European banks have turned to hedge funds to help them raise deeply subordinated hybrid capital in 2013, but the high risk nature of the asset class and potentially higher rates could pose problems further down the line.
facts, your opinion can change too. In a previous article , I suggested that AMD ( AMD ) was overvalued and faced a high risk of bankruptcy or would at least need to tap the markets for more equity capital. The insight for this came from using
By Ben Yoffe : Auxilium Pharmaceuticals ( AUXL ) is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring and developing therapies in urology and sexual health. With a PDUFA date coming up on December 6, 2013, for the company's treatment for Peyronie's disease, Xiaflex, many traders and ...
based on Barclays Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'A' and a Discontinuity Cap (D-Cap) of 3 (moderate high risk ), which allow for a maximum achievable rating for the covered bonds o
By EnhydrisPECorp : Developmental stage biopharmas are prime candidates for pump and dump scams, insider manipulation via overly exuberant statements that are promptly followed by insider selling, and various other shenanigans and hijinks. These types of stocks are prone to various forms of ...
health care. Knowledge@Wharton : How does Warburg Pincus control risk in new business models or new industries? Sun : High risk , high returns. However, in reality, these two might not match. So PE investors must evaluate the details to strike