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SUPERSTATE OR OBLIVION: 'Unsustainable' EU told to merge or die by leading credit agency - ‎15 hours ago‎
Standard and Poor's (S&P) said only the rapid creation of a United States of Europe, run by a federal government in Brussels, can prevent the bloc from total collapse.

Top credit ratings agency declares European Union "unsustainable"

City A.M. - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Standard and Poor's (S&P), one of the world's top credit ratings agencies, has branded the current European Union "unsustainable" as it outlined the urgent need for reform.
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Standard & Poor's Raises Credit Rating of Zagreb Holding

Total Croatia News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The city has shown very strong budget results in line with our expectations,” stated Standard & Poor's on Friday.
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Standard & Poor's downgrades Turkey's credit rating

CBS News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
S&P said it expects a period of heightened unpredictability in the country and maintains a negative outlook, which indicates that further downgrades are possible.
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Erdogan droht Standard & Poor's mit Verachtung - deutsche Exporteure besorgt

euronews - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Größter Kursrutsch der Geschichte an den türkischen Aktienmärkten (minus 13 Prozent seit Freitag vergangener Woche), die Lira fällt auf Rekordtief (bis zu 3,0970 Lira/pro US-Dollar), die Anleiherenditen steigen (bis zu 10,13 Prozent für zehnjährige ...

Montclair gets top bond rating from Standard & Poor's - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
While speaking at a gala for The Montclair Jazz Festival's sponsors, last night, Thursday, July 21, Mayor Robert Jackson announced that Standard & Poor's ratings agency has increased Montclair's bond rating to AAA, the highest available from S&P.

Standard & Poor's upgraded Norske Skog

Yahoo Finance - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Standard & Poor`s Rating Services has revised its long-term credit rating on Norske Skogindustrier ASA to CCC+, from earlier CCC-.
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Manitoba's credit rating downgraded

Winnipeg Sun - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Manitoba's credit rating outlook has been downgraded again, through 2020. Standard and Poor's says Manitoba's credit outlook is “negative,” reducing its rating from AA to AA-.

S&P downgrades Turkey, sending it further into junk status

MarketWatch - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Standard & Poor's Global Ratings on Wednesday downgraded ratings on the Republic of Turkey, and said the attempted coup at the weekend has further eroded the country's institutional checks and balances.
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Turkey's Central Bank slams S&P over 'hasty' ratings downgrade

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The governor of Turkey's Central Bank slammed ratings agency Standard & Poor's on July 26 for downgrading Turkey's sovereign debt following the July 15 failed coup attempt, calling the decision “hasty.

Standard & Poor's reaffirms UCAR's A-plus long-term bond rating

BizWest Media - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
BOULDER - The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research's A-plus long-term bond rating has been affirmed by the credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's. The rating reflects UCAR's ability to increase its financial strength, S&P stated in a report ...

Stocks mixed despite ratings agency S&P lifting China outlook

BBC News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Asia stocks closed mixed after Standard & Poor's raised its China growth forecast to 6.6% this year, up from the prior forecast of 6.35%.

Prepare for a 'Crexit' by 2020 says Standard & Poor's

GlobalCapital - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Rating agency Standard & Poor's said this week that global credit markets are poised either for a "slow burn" of deteriorating market conditions or something even worse: a credit exit, or "Crexit" - where a major economic or political shock triggers a ...

Montclair Gets Upgraded to AAA Rating From Standard and Poor's

Baristanet - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Montclair's fiscal health continues to improve. Last night, Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson said Montclair had just been given a AAA rating - the highest possible ranking - from Standard and Poor's, mentioning the news at a launch party for the ...

Post-Brexit EU unsustainable in its present form - S&P

Irish Independent - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
"The problem is this: the EU, as it's currently constructed and operates, doesn't embody a coherent 'pooling' of the various dimensions of nation-state sovereignty, and therefore it's unsustainable in its current form," said S&P global chief economist ...
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MarketsCorporate debt to swell to $75tn by 2020 — S&P

Financial Times - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Global corporate debt is expected to swell to $75tn by 2020, from $51tn at present, and a correction in credit markets is unaviodable, analysts at ratings agency Standard & Poor's warn. And with central banks around the world engaging in expansive ...
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Dow, S&P 500 Soar to All-Time Highs

Barron's - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The Standard & Poor's 500 index soared 32 points, or 1.5%, to finish at 2161.74 on Friday, just off Thursday's all-time peak of 2163.75.
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Best Buy cements high grade rating with S&P upgrade -

Financial Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
US electronics retailer Best Buy enjoyed an upgrade to investment grade territory from junk by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday as the group's turnaround efforts ...
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S&P/CS HPI Composite-20 5.2% vs. 5.5% forecast By - ‎20 hours ago‎ - The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller composite-20 house price index fell unexpectedly in the last quarter, official data showed on Tuesday.

Kansas budget pressures trigger S&P rating downgrade

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
Ongoing budget woes in Kansas led Standard & Poor's on Tuesday to downgrade the state's credit rating by one notch to AA-minus with a stable outlook.