1 for 25 reverse stock split and then eventually drive the stock price back down under $1 for the inevitable BK. IMHO and I'm usually always right. That's a FACT you can take that to the BANK and deposit THAT.
Who is this sinister "Wall Street" of which you speak and apparently wish to occupy?
A company's stock price is determined by millions of investors who look at a company's earnings and future prospects and decide whether that is the best place to allocate their investment capital.
Do a Google search on the "capital asset pricing model" if you wish to learn how it works.
USEC needs to get its new ACP on line or it will go bankrupt. Period. The stock price merely reflects investor's views on how likely that is to happen, and how profitable the company will become if it happens.