The makeup manufacturer targets Southeast Asia, among the fastest-growing markets for beauty products.
There are growing concerns over beauty products that claim drug-like effectiveness without adequate proof.
The beauty company suffers from weak cash flows and high debt burden, which puts it in a highly unenviable position compared to its competitors.
September unemployment declined to nearly a 4-year low as employers added 114,000 jobs. Zynga shares continue to tumble. Facebook shares fall on Zynga concerns. Avon's former CEO steps down as executive chairman.
Beware promises of high yields and stick with some safer bets.
Don't count on it. Things could get uglier for the world's largest direct seller of beauty products.
Avon is downgraded to 'sell' at UBS, and financials are downgraded at JMP Securities.
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