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Providence Business News
Most of Rhode Island's local pension plans are flounderingEditor's note: This is the second of a four-part series exploring how well Rhod
Most of Rhode Island's local pension plans are floundering
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
Editor's note: This is the second of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Detective James Brady sits outside a coffee shop on Atwood... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Douglas County on stable financial groundVuletich, who made the budget presentation to about 50 people at the Carson Val
Douglas County on stable financial ground
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 5 hours ago
Vuletich, who made the budget presentation to about 50 people at the Carson Valley Inn on June 28. “The county is in good economic health, but that doesn’t mean we can rest on our laurels,” she summarized “We have challenges, but we also have... Read more
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Kenosha News
KABA, Downtown Kenosha Inc. to splitthe Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kenosha Area Chamber of Comm
KABA, Downtown Kenosha Inc. to split
Kenosha News / Posted 6 hours ago
the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Kenosha Lakeshore Business Improvement District agreed to fund the activities of DKI. Kenosha County had also been a funding source for DKI working... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Miami-Dade County, FL's Sub Special Obligation Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stableto the following revenue bonds to be issued by Miami-Dade County, Florida: --$
Fitch Rates Miami-Dade County, FL's Sub Special Obligation Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
to the following revenue bonds to be issued by Miami-Dade County, Florida: --$350,000,000 subordinate special obligation refunding bonds, series 2016. The series 2016 bonds are being issued to refund all of the outstanding special obligation and... Read more
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Columbia Star
Enjoy a seat on Main Streeta seat on S.C.’s Main Street thanks to “What’s Next Midlands,” a social innovat
Enjoy a seat on Main Street
Columbia Star / Posted 13 hours ago
a seat on S.C.’s Main Street thanks to “What’s Next Midlands,” a social innovation program launched by EngenuitySC with funding from Central Carolina Community Foundation and local investors. Developed to crowd-source, fund, and implement ideas... Read more
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Slate
My Son’s Student Loans Destroyed My Financial Future. What Do I Do?destructive events you can experience. Numerous studies show that legally endin
My Son’s Student Loans Destroyed My Financial Future. What Do I Do?
Slate / Posted 16 hours ago
destructive events you can experience. Numerous studies show that legally ending a long-term relationship does permanent economic damage, regardless of sex. That said, the monetary impact of divorce is almost always worse for women than men. Like... Read more
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Business Wire
Newmont Enters Agreement to Sell Interest in Indonesian Assetsthe Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in Indonesia. The total consideration is $
Newmont Enters Agreement to Sell Interest in Indonesian Assets
Business Wire / Posted 19 hours ago
the Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in Indonesia. The total consideration is $1.3 billion for Newmont’s 48.5 percent economic interest in PTNNT. This amount is comprised of cash proceeds of $920 million expected to be paid at closing and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'Photo: Getty Images "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are e
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Photo: Getty Images "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are entering a period of great political and economic uncertainty, and the Guardian's role in producing fast, well-sourced, calm, accessible and intelligent journalism is... Read more
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The Economic Times
IMF projects Bhutan's growth rate at 11 per cent in 2017-18WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund has projected an impressive 11 per
IMF projects Bhutan's growth rate at 11 per cent in 2017-18
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund has projected an impressive 11 per cent growth rate for Bhutan in 2017-18 as the country has made significant economic progress in recent years. "Growth is projected to accelerate further in the coming... Read more
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WA Today
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'Photo: Getty Images "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are e
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Photo: Getty Images "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are entering a period of great political and economic uncertainty, and the Guardian's role in producing fast, well-sourced, calm, accessible and intelligent journalism is... Read more
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The Age
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'make a one off donation. "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'
The Age / Posted yesterday
make a one off donation. "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are entering a period of great political and economic uncertainty, and the Guardian's role in producing fast, well-sourced, calm, accessible and intelligent journalism is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'make a one off donation. "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
make a one off donation. "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are entering a period of great political and economic uncertainty, and the Guardian's role in producing fast, well-sourced, calm, accessible and intelligent journalism is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'Photo: Getty Images "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are e
Guardian asking readers to donate money to continue its 'intelligent journalism'
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Photo: Getty Images "Whichever side of the Brexit debate you were on, we are entering a period of great political and economic uncertainty, and the Guardian's role in producing fast, well-sourced, calm, accessible and intelligent journalism is... Read more
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Business Standard India
IMF projects Bhutan's growth rate at 11% in 2017-18and the commissioning of new hydropower plants, as well as solid growth in dome
IMF projects Bhutan's growth rate at 11% in 2017-18
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
and the commissioning of new hydropower plants, as well as solid growth in domestic services," the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said at the conclusion of its annual consultations with Bhutan.IMF said the increase in hydropower generation... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Incoming Philippine President eyes key economic issues as reign beginsthe rating at ‘BBB-‘ with a positive outlook in April, the agency had pointed o
Incoming Philippine President eyes key economic issues as reign begins
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
the rating at ‘BBB-‘ with a positive outlook in April, the agency had pointed out that it would wait and see whether the improvement in governance standards achieved under the administration of Aquino can be sustained after the 2016 elections, in... Read more
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IMF
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with BhutanIV Consultation with BhutanPress Release No. 16/313 On June 22, 2016, the Exec
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Bhutan
IMF / Posted yesterday
IV Consultation with BhutanPress Release No. 16/313 On June 22, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Bhutan. Bhutan has made significant economic progress in recent years... Read more
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Providence Business News
Morgan Stanley, Santander must resubmit capital plans after Fed stress testto optimize our capital structure,” said Bruce Van Saun, chairman and CEO of Ci
Morgan Stanley, Santander must resubmit capital plans after Fed stress test
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
to optimize our capital structure,” said Bruce Van Saun, chairman and CEO of Citizens, in a statement. “We are able to fund robust loan growth and capital return to shareholders given that we remain one of the strongest capitalized banks in our... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Mid-Bay Bridge Auth, FL's 1st Sr. Lien Revs at 'BBB+' & 2nd Sr. Lien Revs at 'BBB'risk through the related need for road capacity. Limited demand elasticity to t
Fitch Affirms Mid-Bay Bridge Auth, FL's 1st Sr. Lien Revs at 'BBB+' & 2nd Sr. Lien Revs at 'BBB'
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
risk through the related need for road capacity. Limited demand elasticity to the fiscal 2016 toll increase indicates solid economic rate-making ability. Revenue Risk - Price: Stronger Strong Rate-Making Flexibility: The authority has unlimited... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
No money for regional pipelinewater pipeline from Calgary to Okotoks didn�t make the list of water projects t
No money for regional pipeline
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted yesterday
water pipeline from Calgary to Okotoks didn�t make the list of water projects to receive $117 million in provincial funding announced last week. Alberta Transportation unveiled a list of water and wastewater projects in communities across... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Opinion roundup: Blanket opposition to all taxes is foolishmotto was personified by the small-minded opposition by congressional candidate
Opinion roundup: Blanket opposition to all taxes is foolish
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
motto was personified by the small-minded opposition by congressional candidate Bill McClure to the proposed sales tax to fund Duval County’s pension debt. In a news release, McClure boasted, “As Republicans, we are supposed to oppose tax... Read more
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Business Standard India
Parliament's monsoon session to commence on July 18, govt confident of GST passagewhile Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said there was a need for an early
Parliament's monsoon session to commence on July 18, govt confident of GST passage
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
while Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said there was a need for an early passage of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill. Both are pending in Parliament. Naidu said besides GST, the government will push for passage of three bills... Read more
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Paris Express
Tyson Foods will help build career centerwere notified in March and the money is already here,” Fawcett said. “It puts u
Tyson Foods will help build career center
Paris Express / Posted yesterday
were notified in March and the money is already here,” Fawcett said. “It puts us between $500,000 and $600,000 in funds pledged, funds received and in in-kind contributions.” Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers said the Tyson money makes the career... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unpacking China's U.S.$4 Billion InvestmentZimbabwe also needs enormous inputs into human capacity building. The enlargeme
Unpacking China's U.S.$4 Billion Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Zimbabwe also needs enormous inputs into human capacity building. The enlargement and improvement of education and training after Independence have been impressive. However, there is need to link education and training to greater science, technology... Read more
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The Economic Times
10 stocks that can make you smile when govt employees rejoice the big pay hikecan push stock prices higher. Analysts said the package is expected to boost c
10 stocks that can make you smile when govt employees rejoice the big pay hike
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
can push stock prices higher. Analysts said the package is expected to boost consumption demand, which will further boost economic growth going forward. FMCG stocks, which are a direct play on the consumption theme, should benefit from a pickup in... Read more
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The Economic Times
10 stocks that can make you smile when they rejoice the big pay hikecan push stock prices higher. Analysts said the package is expected to boost c
10 stocks that can make you smile when they rejoice the big pay hike
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
can push stock prices higher. Analysts said the package is expected to boost consumption demand, which will further boost economic growth going forward. FMCG stocks, which are a direct play on the consumption theme, should benefit from a pickup in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Calcasieu sales tax revenues upsaid Spokesperson Kim Myers. "We intend to use the money on capital outlay proj
Calcasieu sales tax revenues up
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
said Spokesperson Kim Myers. "We intend to use the money on capital outlay projects and put away some in our emergency fund." Carol Ponthieux, mayor of Iowa,says even though their Wal-mart closed, they have seen an increase in sales tax... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
County appoints key positionsTom Green County Commissioners Court filled some key positions tied to the area
County appoints key positions
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Tom Green County Commissioners Court filled some key positions tied to the area's future economic development. A recent rehaul of the city's the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board, better known as the TIRZ... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Fairfield, CT's 2016 GOs 'AAA' and BANs 'F1+'; Outlook StableGO ratings reflect Fitch's expectation for the town of Fairfield to maintain ex
Fitch Rates Fairfield, CT's 2016 GOs 'AAA' and BANs 'F1+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
GO ratings reflect Fitch's expectation for the town of Fairfield to maintain exceptional financial flexibility throughout economic cycles, consistent with a history of strong operating performance, revenue base stability and sound reserves. The... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Book Review: 'Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy'of entrepreneurial freedom within the market, as those who work independently w
Book Review: 'Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy'
Acton Commentary / Posted 2 days ago
of entrepreneurial freedom within the market, as those who work independently would “be forced to follow and fund a labor agreement that they did not support.” Even the ride sharing companies need to tread carefully as they begin to... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades Woonsocket RI's IDR to 'BB+'; GO Bonds Upgraded to 'BBB'to Section 45-12-1 of the General Laws to provide GO bondholders with a statuto
Fitch Upgrades Woonsocket RI's IDR to 'BB+'; GO Bonds Upgraded to 'BBB'
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
to Section 45-12-1 of the General Laws to provide GO bondholders with a statutory lien on ad valorem taxes and general fund revenues of cities and towns with priority over creditors in the event of a bankruptcy of the issuer. KEY RATING... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
New Septic Technology Could Cut Out 95 Percent Of Nitrogen In Local Ground Watercenter’s leadership said at its first symposium on its findings last week, offe
New Septic Technology Could Cut Out 95 Percent Of Nitrogen In Local Ground Water
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
center’s leadership said at its first symposium on its findings last week, offer the best hope for affordable and effective improvements in home septic treatment, of the sort needed to cut nitrogen inputs into local waters and stanch decades of... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Sweden donates $24m, demands accountabilitySWEDISH Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Lars Ronnas, has demanded transparency in the u
Sweden donates $24m, demands accountability
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
SWEDISH Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Lars Ronnas, has demanded transparency in the usage of donated funds especially now when a humanitarian crisis and limited support has been availed. Ronnas said this at the signing of the Health Development Fund... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Over-populated or under-developed? The real story of population growthhas peaked, or has levelled off globally,” says John Wilmoth, director of the p
Over-populated or under-developed? The real story of population growth
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
has peaked, or has levelled off globally,” says John Wilmoth, director of the population division in the UN’s department of economic and social affairs. “Some countries still have increasing numbers of births but for the world as a whole, we’re not... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pay panel award likely tomorrow, build up for market response with these 10 stocks todaycan push stock prices higher. Analysts said the package is expected to boost c
Pay panel award likely tomorrow, build up for market response with these 10 stocks today
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
can push stock prices higher. Analysts said the package is expected to boost consumption demand, which will further boost economic growth going forward. FMCG stocks, which are a direct play on the consumption theme, should benefit from a pickup in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus packagewill likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus package
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
will likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of 3.1 percent. That would mark a slight improvement from last year but slower growth than 2014. Jobs would be a primary goal as the government plans a 10 trillion... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Dollars for economic projectsredevelopment money are winding down. In its place is a more modest — and as y
Dollars for economic projects
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
redevelopment money are winding down. In its place is a more modest — and as yet not completely defined — endeavor to fund projects designed to promote economic activity on a smaller scale. The city’s $35.3 million general fund budget that... Read more
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Salon.com
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus packagewill likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus package
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
will likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of 3.1 percent. That would mark a slight improvement from last year but slower growth than 2014. Jobs would be a primary goal as the government plans a 10 trillion... Read more
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Daily Herald
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus packagewill likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus package
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
will likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of 3.1 percent. That would mark a slight improvement from last year but slower growth than 2014. Jobs would be a primary goal as the government plans a 10 trillion... Read more
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ABC News
South Korea Cuts Outlook, Plans Stimulus Packagewill likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of
South Korea Cuts Outlook, Plans Stimulus Package
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
will likely expand 2.8 percent this year, down from its December prediction of 3.1 percent. That would mark a slight improvement from last year but slower growth than 2014. Jobs would be a primary goal as the government plans a 10 trillion... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties Receive Railroad-Related Infrastructure AidGov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a $16.3 million program to fund rail and p
Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties Receive Railroad-Related Infrastructure Aid
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a $16.3 million program to fund rail and port improvement projects across New York state. The grants, from the Governor's Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program, will support projects that strengthen... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Federal candidates for Dawson speak about reef protectionto protect the Reef, and that is why the Liberal National Government has alloca
Federal candidates for Dawson speak about reef protection
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
to protect the Reef, and that is why the Liberal National Government has allocated $461million to that cause. Funding goes to projects that address water quality and gully erosion, as well as those that tackle crown of thorns starfish... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
STOCKS SINK: Here's what you need to knowRichard Ramsden and team ran a "stress test" on bank earnings, based on a scena
STOCKS SINK: Here's what you need to know
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Richard Ramsden and team ran a "stress test" on bank earnings, based on a scenario in which there are no additional Fed fund hikes, and 1% five-year yields and 1.75% 10-year yields at the end of 2017, which is what the futures market was pricing... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STOCKS SINK: Here's what you need to knowRichard Ramsden and team ran a "stress test" on bank earnings, based on a scena
STOCKS SINK: Here's what you need to know
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
Richard Ramsden and team ran a "stress test" on bank earnings, based on a scenario in which there are no additional Fed fund hikes, and 1% five-year yields and 1.75% 10-year yields at the end of 2017, which is what the futures market was pricing... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
STOCKS SINK: Here's what you need to knowRichard Ramsden and team ran a "stress test" on bank earnings, based on a scena
STOCKS SINK: Here's what you need to know
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Richard Ramsden and team ran a "stress test" on bank earnings, based on a scenario in which there are no additional Fed fund hikes, and 1% five-year yields and 1.75% 10-year yields at the end of 2017, which is what the futures market was pricing... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates South Carolina Trans Infrastructure Bank $209MM Rev Bonds 'A'; Outlook StableWIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to South Carolina Transportatio
Fitch Rates South Carolina Trans Infrastructure Bank $209MM Rev Bonds 'A'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank (SCTIB) refunding revenue bonds consisting of the following: --$209.185 million revenue refunding bonds, series 2016A. The bonds are... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday5-108, relative to alcoholic beverages and the FormBased FINANCE b. An ordina
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
5-108, relative to alcoholic beverages and the FormBased FINANCE b. An ordinance appropriating, authorizing or allocating funds to the Capital Improvements Budget for Fiscal Years 2016-2017 and to amend the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Operations... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Mecklenburg County GOs at 'AAA'; Outlook StableCounty, North Carolina bonds: --$1.0 billion general obligation (GO) bonds at
Fitch Affirms Mecklenburg County GOs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
County, North Carolina bonds: --$1.0 billion general obligation (GO) bonds at 'AAA' --$105.7 million variable-rate GO refunding bonds series 2009D at 'AAA/F1+' --$339.7 million certificates of participation (COPs) and limited obligation bonds... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Massachusetts Port Authority Revs 'AA' & Affirms PFC Bonds at 'A+'; Outlook Stablehas assigned a 'AA' rating to the Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport) app
Fitch Rates Massachusetts Port Authority Revs 'AA' & Affirms PFC Bonds at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
has assigned a 'AA' rating to the Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport) approximately $52.5 million of series 2016A refunding bonds and $181 million in series 2016B revenue bonds. In addition, Fitch has affirmed the following Massport... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Deficit included in approved CL&W budgetlong-term debt interest. CL&W General Manager Todd Gale said the electric depa
Deficit included in approved CL&W budget
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
long-term debt interest. CL&W General Manager Todd Gale said the electric department has about $9 million in its reserve fund. Board president Michael Tate acknowledged that running a deficit isn't ideal but said things could be worse,... Read more
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IMF
Ireland: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring2016 Ireland’s economy has seen a remarkable turnaround, thanks to the hard wo
Ireland: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring
IMF / Posted 6 days ago
2016 Ireland’s economy has seen a remarkable turnaround, thanks to the hard work of the people and government. Broad-based economic growth is solidifying and unemployment is receding. Public finances are strengthening and the government’s... Read more
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