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Rank Company Industry Revenue* Bad Debt Allow DSO Ops Cash as % of Rev Current Ratio Debts/ Assets CSI Score
1 Arena Resources Inc
Tulsa, OK
Oil/Gas-Independent 208,859 0.0% 20.05 84.9% 4.52 0.18 1.00
2 Monolithic Power Systems Inc
Los Gatos, CA
Semiconductor 160,511 0.0% 20.73 24.7% 5.53 0.16 1.00
3 Tessera Technologies Inc
San Jose, CA
Semiconductor Equip 248,291 0.4% 21.65 27.6% 7.21 0.11 1.00
4 Gen-Probe Inc
San Diego, CA
Medical Equip/Supplies 472,695 2.1% 25.79 37.7% 13.49 0.06 1.00
5 United Microelectronics
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Semiconductor 3,071,496 0.1% 31.62 46.7% 5.37 0.15 1.10
Rank Industry No. of Comp Write- Offs Int'l Sales Bad Debt Allow DSO Ops Cash as % of Rev Current Ratio Debts/ Assets CSI Score
1 Semiconductor 89 51% 70.00% 3.2% 41.56 15.0% 4.69 0.33 2.18
2 Diagnostic Substances 10 83% 15.80% 3.1% 58.23 18.0% 4.96 0.22 2.29
3 Biotechnology 17 147% 25.60% 2.4% 58.09 23.0% 4.77 0.37 2.32
4 Mining/Quarrying 28 14% 27.80% 1.4% 35.44 21.0% 1.77 0.54 2.45
5 Oil/Gas-Independent 63 27% 3.60% 2.3% 37.09 57.0% 1.20 0.56 2.46

Recent Articles

Two of the world's most important, and safest, currencies suffered unusually large declines against the dollar to start the year.

The Japanese yen and Swiss franc, two of the world's most important currencies, fell 7.16 and 6.51 percent respectively against the U.S. dollar in the opening quarter of 2021, an unusual development for two currencies generally seen as safe-havens during times of increased risk.

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The Arab nations of Sudan, Libya and Syria formed a devaluation triangle stretching from the heart of the middle east to north central Africa.

Three nations with thinly-traded currencies that were remarkably stable at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic last year have suddenly undergone devaluations to create a whirlwind of volatility in global currency markets, according to the latest data from the Currency Volatility Index (CVI).

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U.S. crude oil broke the symbolic $60 per barrel threshold on Friday continuing the post-pandemic recovery of the world's most important commodity.

U.S. crude prices surged to $61.50 per barrel on Friday, the highest level since before the pandemic, as a combination of cold weather and expectations for a strong economic recovery have investors bidding up the price of oil.

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Inflation is hurting Zambia's currency at a time when a rise in the commodities market should be boosting the value.  "There's no easy way out here really."

A rise in commodity prices would normally be a boon for Africa's second largest copper producer, but that is not the case in Zambia these days where the country's currency, the kwacha, has fallen dramatically against the dollar as the result of rising inflation, high debt and a recent default.

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Tunisia's currency gained on the dollar for the second consecutive year even as the nation's developing economy continues to struggle. 

The year 2020 saw many emerging and frontier market currencies get pummelled by the coronavirus pandemic, yet that wasn't the case for the tiny north African nation of Tunisia, which saw its currency, the dinar, rise 3.47% against the dollar.

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The coronavirus pandemic sent global currencies on a downward spiral not seen since the 2015 commodities crash.  "Just about every market went on a wild ride."

A year after currency markets were the calmest in a decade, currency volatility surged in 2020 to an average of 3.53 percent, an 80 percent increase from the 2019 mark of just 1.96 percent, as the result of a virus pandemic that sent many currencies to record lows against the dollar.

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