Boosted by comments from Ben Bernanke, the broader stock market was climbing higher this morning; however, Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE:NCT) was trading lower after being downgraded by a research firm.

In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the company and tell investors how they react when a stock they hold receives a downgrade.

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