Are Spanish Stocks A Good Buy Now?

Spain was one of the hardest hit economies during the global financial crisis and the following European sovereign debt crises. Before the crises the Spanish economy grew rapidly over many years attracting international investors. As a result of the crises,  the economy tanked primarily due to the bursting of the once red-hot real estate industry.The …

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The Eight Largest Spanish Companies By Revenue 2012

The Spanish firms appearing in the Fortune Global 500 list are shown below:     Source: Fortune Global 500, Fortune Despite all the troubles in recent years banking groups Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria(BBVA) and Banco Santander(SAN) are still large enough to make it to this global ranking. Related ETFs: iShares MSCI Spain Capped Index (EWP) The complete …

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20 Spanish Blue Chip Stocks To Consider

The Spanish IBEX-35 index is up 10.3% as of May 2, 2011. Fears of debt crisis that plagued Spain last year have largely subsided. The financial system has stabilized and failing cajas (savings banks) have been closed or merged with stronger peers. With one of the largest economies in Europe and strong ties countries in …

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Spanish Bank ADRs May be Avoided Now

Spanish banks Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBV) and Banco Santander SA (New) (NYSE:STD) may be avoided for investment now. While both are some of the largest banks in the world, their earnings have been impacted adversely not only due to the recession but also due to some wrong strategic moves. The collapsing real estate market …

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