SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc

October 04, 2011 09:00 ET

US Domestic, Global Economic Outlook - Equity Research on Magellan Health Services, Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc.

MACAU--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - Today, www.EquityMarketsInc.com announced its research report highlighting Magellan Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) and Medco Health Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MHS). Full content and research is available at www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php?id=MGLN+MHS.

Short-term outlooks within US and global economies continue to adjust downward, as US Treasury yields touched their lowest levels in over 65 years. International Monetary Fund downgraded estimates for US growth by 1.0% this year, down from 2.5%. 'Significant downside risks' to the US economy were confirmed by the Federal Reserve pressured by 'strains in global financial markets.'

As the US dollar trades above an eight-month high against the Euro, it highlights a deepening of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis -- furthered by continued policy inaction from European governments. We expect continued volatility until economic data stabilizes and we see decisive policy action to deal with the Eurozone debt crisis.

Our members are preparing for a turn in tides. Currently, the Credit Suisse Risk Appetite Indicator is at a 30-year low. For the past three occurrences, this level has acted as a leading indicator of large stock market rallies 18 months following.

Equity Markets has reviewed Magellan Health Services, Inc. for its current position within the healthcare industry. Magellan Health Services, Inc. (Magellan) is engaged in the specialty managed healthcare business. The Company provides services to health plans, insurance companies, employers, labor unions and various governmental agencies. The full research report on Magellan Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) is available here: www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php?id=MGLN.

Equity Markets has reviewed Medco Health Solutions Inc. for its development within the services industry. Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (Medco) is a healthcare company. Medco provides clinically-driven pharmacy services designed for private and public employers, health plans, labor unions and government agencies of all sizes, and for individuals served by Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans. The full research report on Medco Health Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is available here: www.EquityMarketsInc.com/research.php?id=MHS.

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