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  • Old-style U.S. public pensions weather cost-cutting storm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retirement payouts for 19.3 million U.S. state and local government workers in coming years are not likely to look much different from the iron-clad pensions that former teachers and police now get. Even as lawmakers raise retirement...
  • Yellen and Fed raise flag over some U.S. equity valuations

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday voiced concern about stretched valuations in certain corners of the U.S. markets, including small cap, biotechnology and social media stocks, as well as the leveraged loan market. The unusual comments from the...
  • Without a net: Oppenheimer has $4 billion in uninsured Puerto Rico debt

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of hedge funds supporting debt restructuring efforts in Puerto Rico has gained 14 new members, bringing the group's total assets under management to $240 billion, a spokesman for the group said on Friday. The group of 18...
  • S&P raises Ukraine's outlook as IMF bailout boosts economy

    (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's revised its outlook on Ukraine to stable from negative, saying that the International Monetary Fund program adopted in April has helped improve the economic situation in the country. However, the agency noted that the IMF...
  • India's Modi feels heat from credit agencies, markets on budget

    NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - New Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under pressure to perform on the economy after a budget packed with ambitious targets met mild scepticism from investors and credit-rating agencies and failed to dispel the latent...
  • Puerto Rico pushes plan as it seeks to regain market access

    SAN JUAN Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's top finance officials said on Thursday that the U.S. commonwealth will step up efforts to explain a new restructuring law to investors after a series of ratings downgrades and a rout in the island's bonds...
  • Colombia espera que Moody's revise al alza su calificación este mes

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - Colombia espera que la agencia Moody's revise al alza en julio su calificación de deuda soberana, por favorables fundamentos de la cuarta mayor economía de América Latina, dijo el miércoles el director de Crédito Público del...
  • Commentary: Newport is fiscally sound, and council intends to keep it that way

    Two years into a four-year Newport Beach City Council term, it is not unusual for me to still feel like "the new guy." But in those two years, I've had opportunities to contribute to many city committee and council efforts and have added to my existing...
  • Moody's sube calificación crediticia de Perú y espera aceleración del crecimiento

    LIMA (Reuters) - La agencia Moody's elevó el miércoles la calificación soberana de Perú dos escalones dentro del grado de inversión, en medio de expectativas de que se acelere el crecimiento de su economía, se fortalezca su posición fiscal y que...
  • Puerto Rico worries deepen on lawsuits, bond selloff

    (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's financial troubles worsened on Monday after mutual funds holding about $1.7 billion of its debt sued the commonwealth, while investors continued to dump debt sold by the island's public corporations. The flashpoint for the...
  • S&P baja perspectiva crediticia Argentina por retraso en pago intereses

    (Reuters) - La calificadora Standard & Poor's bajó el martes la perspectiva crediticia de Argentina a vigilancia negativa y dijo que si no logra pagar los intereses de bonos podría declarar que incumplió algunas de sus obligaciones. La agencia, que tiene...
  • States intervene in city fiscal crises

    WASHINGTON When Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed an overhaul of two pension systems for Chicago city workers last month, he inserted the state into the city's budget business and set off a political firestorm that will heat up this fall's elections. Quinn,...