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Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC

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  • U.S. funds recommend highest cash holdings in six years in July: Reuters poll

    NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers recommended the highest cash holdings since the start of the financial crisis in July, becoming more defensive over the standoff between Russia and the West on Ukraine, a Reuters poll showed....
  • Exclusive: Bondholders may sue Bulgarian government over Corpbank default - sources

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Holders of dollar-denominated bonds at Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank) are gearing up for legal action against the government if the bond defaults and the bank is tipped into insolvency, two sources told Reuters on...
  • Bolsas latinoamericanas se resienten por panorama de tasas EEUU, efecto menor de Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Los principales mercados financieros de América Latina cayeron el jueves debido al temor de que la Reserva Federal de Estados Unidos suba las tasas de interés antes de lo esperado y, en menor medida, de que los problemas de...
  • These hot sectors may stay warm in the second half of 2014

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters) With a relatively robust first half for the U.S. stock market in the rear-view mirror, can you expect hot sectors to continue their climb for the rest...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fund managers unconvinced by Apple rebound

    NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold. The company's shares are up 17 percent for the year, nearly three times the performance of the benchmark...
  • Political stalemate broken: Now what?

    After three weeks of political wrangling, the federal government is open and the debt ceiling has been increased. The good news/bad news is that there's a 90-day grace period before the next potential round of budget/debt ceiling debates. Now the fun...
  • Virgin America aiming for IPO this year

    Virgin America aiming for IPO this year
    Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it. Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
  • Willowbrook earns AAA credit rating

    Willowbrook earns AAA credit rating
    Willowbrook is now among 4 percent of Illinois communities that share the highest bond rating possible with the credit agency Standard & Poor's. The agency informed the village on Feb. 7 that it was upgraded from an "AA" rating to an "AAA" rating with a...
  • Netherlands' credit rating downgraded to AA+ by Standard & Poor's

    Netherlands' credit rating downgraded to AA+ by Standard & Poor's
    Standard & Poor's downgraded the Netherlands' credit rating on Friday, slicing the list of Eurozone countries holding the top AAA rating to just three. The Netherlands' ratings downgrade -- to AA+ from AAA -- can be blamed in large part on a...
  • Credit agency upgrades county rating

    National rating agency Standard and Poor's has bumped up Orange County's credit rating, landing it in the "high quality" range, a news release said. The county's credit rating was raised from AA- to AA, while its outstanding debt rating went from AA- to...