Each day, business publications are overflowing with headlines relating to economic, capital markets and overall business conditions worldwide. While these headlines might do their job and catch our attention, they usually fail to provide actionable trading or investment ideas for investment-community readers.

With that in mind, every week Stockpickr goes "

behind the headlines

," addressing popular business stories with the goal of turning daily headlines into superior investing returns. On Wednesday, biotech behemoth

Roche Holding

sold more than $16 billion of bonds to help finance its

attempted takeover

of

Genentech

(DNA)

, thus signaling that the all important credit markets are indeed thawing.

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