Thursday, June 10, 2010

What Do Supermodel Gisele Bündchen, Suntech Power, and Yingli Green Energy Have in Common?

Does anyone remember the good old days – back in 2007 and 2008 – when über-supermodel Gisele Bündchen demanded to be paid in euros? So keen was she on avoiding the US currency because of uncertainty over its strength…. Flash forward to 2010.

Suntech Power Holdings (STP-9.33) could see a 79 percent drop in profits if the euro establishes U.S$1.25 as a new ceiling – even with hedging efforts – according to a recent Bloomberg Businessweek interview with Barclays analysts.

That the falling euro has been difficult to manage is further underscored by recent efforts at solar-cell rival, Baoding-based Yingli Green Energy Holding (YGE-$9.67):

Continue Reading at BNET ENERGY….

Editor David J Phillips does not hold a financial interest in any stocks mentioned in this article. The 10Q Detective has a Full Disclosure Policy.

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