The Largest M&A Spreads On The Market

According to the latest spreads by Sin Letter, there are currently some huge M&A arbitrage opportunities in the market. However, the bigger the spread, the bigger the risk, and a large spread is often an indication of market skepticism that the deal will ultimately go through.

NYSE Short Interest At Post-2008 High

The biggest debate on Wall Street in 2016 has been whether or not global economic weakness will push the U.S. into a recession in 2016 and lead stocks into a new bear market. According to the most recent NYSE short interest numbers, a growing number of traders are betting on a market downfall in the…

Macau Tourist Spending Fell 17% Last Year

The final 2015 numbers out of Macau indicate that it wasn’t just the gaming segment of Macau’s economy that suffered last year. According to the Macau Statistics and Census Service, non-gaming visitor spending fell 17.2 percent in 2015. This decrease represents the first year-over-year decline in non-gaming visitor spending for Macau since the agency began…

How The U.S. Can Avoid Recession

A major part of the S&P 500’s shaky start to 2016 has been growing fears that a U.S. recession is imminent. In a new report, JPMorgan analyst Marko Kolanovic discussed what needs to happen in order to avoid a potential recession.

Valeant Had A 58% Chance Of Bankruptcy Last Year

In a new report, Wells Fargo analyst David Maris slams Underperform-rated Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc VRX 1.05% because of a number of unanswered questions surrounding its business and balance sheet. After a horrendous several months, Wells Fargo is bullish on specialty pharmaceutical stocks as a whole, but Valeant is a strong exception.