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Standard & Poor's Raises DRPA Bond Ratings

American Journal of Transportation - ‎17 hours ago‎
CAMDEN, N.J. - Citing sound fiscal policies, strong liquidity and high unrestricted cash/investment reserves, an affordable capital plan, and reduced risk in the Authority's swap portfolio on April 21, 2016, Standard & Poor's Rating Services raised its ...

Tomball ISD earns AA+ financial rating from Standard & Poor's

Your Houston News - ‎22 hours ago‎
Tomball ISD announced Standard & Poor's Rating Services raised the district's financial rating to 'AA+' from 'AA.
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Exxon Mobil's Sterling Credit Is Downgraded by Standard & Poor's

New York Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
HOUSTON - Standard & Poor's stripped Exxon Mobil of its top credit rating on Tuesday for the first time since the Great Depression, signaling that even the mightiest oil company cannot escape the worst oil and gas slump since the 1980s.

Standard & Poor's Goes Way of AT&T in Renaming Ratings Unit

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The New York-based firm owns financial data and information units, as well as the S&P Dow Jones stock indexes, after selling its education business to Apollo Global Management LLC in 2012 for $2.5 billion.
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Oyster Bay Town credit downgraded to junk status by S&P

Newsday - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Standard & Poor's downgraded Oyster Bay Town's credit rating to junk status Wednesday, citing a decade of deficits and weak financial management.
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Good news for Jersey City from Standard & Poor's - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
JERSEY CITY - Financial analysts at Standard & Poor's have given a credit boost to Jersey City, rating $32 million in city bonds AA-minus and crediting the high rating to Mayor Steve Fulop's implementation of "key economic initiatives.

Standard and Poor's affirms BC's AAA-stable credit rating - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Standard and Poor's says that B.C.'s “near-term economic prospects are healthier than those of other western Canadian provinces as a result of its relatively diversified economic base, which mitigates its exposure to depressed commodity prices in the ...

Standard & Poor's Affirms Bermuda's A+ Rating

Bernews - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Standard & Poor's has affirmed its 'A+' long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings on Bermuda, saying that “Bermuda's six-year long economic contraction has come to an end.
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Standard and Poor's says Kansas could see credit rating drop

Lawrence Journal World - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
TOPEKA - A national credit rating service says there's at least a 50-50 chance it could lower Kansas' AA credit rating later this year, depending on how the Legislature handles the state's current budget crisis.

Rockford School District maintains high bond rating from Standard & Poor's

Rockford Register Star - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
ROCKFORD - Standard & Poor's rating services recently reaffirmed Rockford Public Schools' general obligation bond rating of AA- and issued the district's financial outlook as “stable.

Standard & Poor's Downgrades West Virginia Bond Rating on Bleak Commodities Outlook

Natural Gas Intelligence - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The downturn in oil, gas and coal markets continues to strain West Virginia's financial status, as Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered the state's general obligation debt and bond ratings last week, citing the energy sector's weak outlook and ...
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Standard & Poor affirms Philippines's stable credit rating

Philippine Star - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
MANILA, Philippines - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has affirmed its investment grade credit rating for the Philippines on the back of the country's sound macroeconomic fundamentals.

Standard & Poor's downgrades Catholic Health Initiatives debt ratings - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services reduced its long-term and underlying ratings on CHI from A to A-minus, and it reduced the same ratings on bonds for Longmont United Hospital - operated by CHI affiliate Centura Health - from A-minus to BBB-plus.

Mortgage arrears down but figure remains high: Standard & Poor's - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Delinquency rates amongst Irish residential mortgages remain high despite from their peak in late 2013, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor's. In its latest analysis of the country's residential mortgage-backed securities market, S&P said that ...

BRIEF-Standard & Poor's says does not see an impact on Malaysia's sovereign ratings for now

Reuters - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
April 26 (Reuters) -. * s&p says does not see an impact on malaysia's sovereign ratings for now from 1mdb default. * s&p says default on interest payment may trigger an acceleration event on other bonds of 1mdb. * s&p says expects malaysia government ...

Hercules Receives Investment Grade Credit Rating From Standard & Poor's on Its Family of Unsecured Notes

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) (“Hercules” or the “Company”) today announced that Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (“S&P”) has assigned a BBB- rating to the following Hercules unsecured notes: 6.25% ...
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S&P sees SA's banks up against growing credit risks

Eyewitness News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's banks will find it tougher to turn a profit as the economy remains feeble for the next few years and credit risks rise, credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Thursday. Consumers, squeezed by rising interest rates ...

Now S&P warns of rate hike risks

BDlive - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A SECOND major rating agency has flagged the effect of rising interest rates on South African consumers, saying the hikes pose higher credit risks for banks.

S&P strips Exxon Mobil of its AAA rating as low oil price, high spending weigh

MarketWatch - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Standard & Poor's on Tuesday downgraded ratings on Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, +0.83% to AA-plus from AAA, stripping the oil giant of its pristine rating.