Suntech Power Gets a Lifeline ... Sort Of

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Investors holding $541 million of Suntech Power's convertible bonds due this Friday have agreed to delay repayment until May 15. This looks like a positive sign, but the company hasn't been able to line up financing to pay back the bonds -- financing that used to be easily obtained from Chinese state-run banks. 

Is this latest deal a good thing for Suntech and other Chinese solar companies or a warning sign? Here to discuss the impact on solar stocks is analyst Travis Hoium, who speaks with the Fool's Alison Southwick in the following video.

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