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CreditPulse is a credit research and advisory firm that utilizes benchmark-driven data and analytics of credit conditions in various industries around the globe to provide greater insight into credit decision making as opposed to just relying on instincts. CreditPulse also closely monitors currency volatility and the financial results of thousands of companies through its proprietary Credit Standards Index (CSI).

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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

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Emerging market currencies rebounded strongly against a weak dollar in the fourth quarter of 2020 with the Colombian peso leading the way.

Currency volatility rose to a rate of 1.67%, the highest quarterly rise since the opening quarter of the year, as a weakened U.S. dollar helped boost the values of a broad mixture of currencies across the globe, according to data from the Currency Volatility Index (CVI).

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CreditPulse recaps the extraordinary year of 2020 with our year-end montage of insightful comments from noteworthy people around the world. "There are no ethical boundaries to Beijing's pursuit of power."

"I'm hear to clear my name and to pronounce clearly and emphatically something that was interpreted as heresy in the Japanese judicial system: These allegations are untrue and I should have never been arrested," proclaimed auto executive Carlos Ghosn (pictured second from the left, middle row).

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U.S. economy bounces back on the strengh of consumer spending and business investment fueled in part by government stimulus.

U.S. economic growth surged to an annual rate of 33.1 percent in the third quarter of the year after sinking 31.4 percent in the previous quarter due to lockdowns and shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a remarkable recovery demonstrating the resilience of the world's largest economy.

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A declining dollar, low crude oil prices and inflationary pressures from central bank stimulus actions send global currencies on different paths. 

Aided by a weaker dollar, the values of the yen, euro, pound and yuan surged along with many other currencies across the globe in the third quarter of 2020, while inflationary pressure from central bank stimulus spending and stubbornly low oil prices sent the values of other currencies into a tailspin.

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Latin America is starting to resemble Africa as the area of the world with the most problem currencies as five are among the top 10 decliners against the dollar.

Two Latin American countries -- Venezuela and Brazil -- lead the world with the largest currency declines against the dollar in the first half of 2020 with Mexico, Argentina and Colombia not far behind in an ominous sign for a region that is rapidly becoming the world's hot spot for troubled currencies.

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Global currencies rebounded in the second quarter of 2020 against a declining dollar, but not before several plummeted to record lows.

It was a tale of two halves in currency volatility for the second quarter of 2020 as the pandemic-related volatility from the opening quarter carried over into the second quarter with several key currencies suffering all-time lows against a rising U.S. dollar before soon recovering as the dollar began to lose value.

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