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TheStreet.com
Lions Gate sends Starz an early valentine, but both stocks flop"Lions Gate has informed the issuer that it intends to explore whether there is
Lions Gate sends Starz an early valentine, but both stocks flop
TheStreet.com / Posted 22 hours ago
"Lions Gate has informed the issuer that it intends to explore whether there is a potential mutually beneficial combination of the two companies," the producer of the Hunger Games blockbusters, online hit Orange Is the New Black and others said in a... Read more
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Business Insurance
Moody's defeats whistleblower lawsuit(Reuters) — Moody's Investors Service on Thursday won the dismissal of a former
Moody's defeats whistleblower lawsuit
Business Insurance / Posted 22 hours ago
(Reuters) — Moody's Investors Service on Thursday won the dismissal of a former managing director's whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of defrauding the U.S. government by failing to downgrade hundreds of thousands of credit ratings quickly enough,... Read more
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Business Wire
Moody's Corporation Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015; Sets Outlook for Full Year 2016NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced resul
Moody's Corporation Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015; Sets Outlook for Full Year 2016
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year 2015, as well as set its outlook for full year 2016. “Despite difficult market conditions in 2015, Moody’s achieved revenue and... Read more
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The Financial Express
Sensex snaps 3-day losing streak, gains 115 points on value buying, Nifty50 settles at 7,404The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty snapped a three-day falling streak on Thursday on
Sensex snaps 3-day losing streak, gains 115 points on value buying, Nifty50 settles at 7,404
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty snapped a three-day falling streak on Thursday on the back of value buying in frontline blue chip counters amid positive global cues. Besides, covering of short positions also supported market sentiment as the BSE Sensex... Read more
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The Economic Times
10 stocks to buy post RBI’s money policy and in the runup to Budget - The Economic TimesNEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday kept the repo rate unchanged at
10 stocks to buy post RBI’s money policy and in the runup to Budget - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.75 per cent in its sixth bimonthly policy review, and added that further easing would depend on the structural reforms that government will present in the budget. RBI... Read more
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Business Spectator
Glencore rating cut to just above junkStandard & Poor’s cut Glencore PLC’s credit rating to a notch above junk status
Glencore rating cut to just above junk
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
Standard & Poor’s cut Glencore PLC’s credit rating to a notch above junk status Thursday, citing new concerns about low commodity prices and putting the mining titan perilously close to a rating level it vowed to avoid. The Standard & Poor’s Ratings... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Glencore rating cut to just above junkStandard & Poor’s cut Glencore’s credit rating to a notch above junk status. S
Glencore rating cut to just above junk
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Standard & Poor’s cut Glencore’s credit rating to a notch above junk status. Standard & Poor’s cut Glencore PLC’s credit rating to a notch above junk status Thursday, citing new concerns about low commodity prices and putting the mining titan... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Moody's: SA's weak growth will reduce ability to raise taxes, tackle drought South Africa suffered its driest year on record in 2015 as severe drought spr
Moody's: SA's weak growth will reduce ability to raise taxes, tackle drought
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa suffered its driest year on record in 2015 as severe drought spread across southern Africa. FILE: A young boy fills his cup from a water tanker in Coronation,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS borrows $725 million at extraordinarily high interest rateAfter putting a long-expected bond sale on hold last week, Chicago Public Schoo
CPS borrows $725 million at extraordinarily high interest rate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
After putting a long-expected bond sale on hold last week, Chicago Public Schools managed to borrow $725 million Wednesday by promising investors extraordinarily high interest rates. Bonds issued by taxing bodies like CPS are normally considered... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago pays premium to lure investors to delayed school bonds(Bloomberg) — Chicago's schools are offering to pay as much as three times what
Chicago pays premium to lure investors to delayed school bonds
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
(Bloomberg) — Chicago's schools are offering to pay as much as three times what a top-rated government would shell out for most of a $675 million loan as the cash-strapped district revives a deal that was delayed after investors asked for more time... Read more
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iol.co.za
Banks slump on Moody’s outlookJohannesburg - South Africa’s banking and insurance companies were among the bi
Banks slump on Moody’s outlook
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa’s banking and insurance companies were among the biggest losers on the FTSE/JSE Africa All Share index Tuesday after Moody’s Investors Service predicted that bank earnings would be lower in the year ahead after the central... Read more
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Reuters
With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debtTiffany and Adam Almquist pose for a selfie with their son Samuel as people cel
With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debt
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Tiffany and Adam Almquist pose for a selfie with their son Samuel as people celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome stadium in Houston, Texas in this April 9, 2015 file photo. The Edward Jones Dome is seen next to a roadway in St Louis,... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA banks fall the most since DecemberJohannesburg - South Africa’s banking and insurance companies were among the bi
SA banks fall the most since December
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa’s banking and insurance companies were among the biggest losers on the FTSE/JSE Africa All Share index on Tuesday after Moody’s Investors Service predicted that bank earnings would be lower in the year ahead after the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debtTiffany and Adam Almquist pose for a selfie with their son Samuel as people cel
With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debt
Reuters Sports News / Posted 3 days ago
Tiffany and Adam Almquist pose for a selfie with their son Samuel as people celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome stadium in Houston, Texas in this April 9, 2015 file photo. The Edward Jones Dome is seen next to a roadway in St Louis,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fists start flying over Chicago schoolsChicago Public Schools, reacting to yesterday's rejection of a contract offer b
Fists start flying over Chicago schools
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
Chicago Public Schools, reacting to yesterday's rejection of a contract offer by the Chicago Teachers Union, said it would cut an additional $165 million from the budget, while Gov. Bruce Rauner reiterated his intention to put the struggling school... Read more
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WA Today
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgradeIn London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Ri
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgrade
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
In London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Rio Tinto tumbled 4.63 per cent. BHP shed 6.7 per cent. Photo: Rob Homer Mining shares retreated for a second straight day after BHP Billiton's credit rating was lowered... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgradeIn London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Ri
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgrade
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
In London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Rio Tinto tumbled 4.63 per cent. BHP shed 6.7 per cent. Photo: Rob Homer Mining shares retreated for a second straight day after BHP Billiton's credit rating was lowered... Read more
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The Age
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgradeIn London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Ri
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgrade
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
In London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Rio Tinto tumbled 4.63 per cent. BHP shed 6.7 per cent. Photo: Rob Homer Mining shares retreated for a second straight day after BHP Billiton's credit rating was lowered... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgradeIn London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Ri
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgrade
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
In London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Rio Tinto tumbled 4.63 per cent. BHP shed 6.7 per cent. Photo: Rob Homer Mining shares retreated for a second straight day after BHP Billiton's credit rating was lowered... Read more
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Canberra Times
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgradeIn London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Ri
Global miners slide in wake of BHP downgrade
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
In London, Anglo American fell 7.99 per cent, Glencore lost 5.5 per cent and Rio Tinto tumbled 4.63 per cent. BHP shed 6.7 per cent. Photo: Rob Homer Mining shares retreated for a second straight day after BHP Billiton's credit rating was lowered... Read more
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Business Standard India
Stronger balance sheets would support transmission and recovery: Atsi ShethMonetary policy transmission and economic recovery depends on an improvement in
Stronger balance sheets would support transmission and recovery: Atsi Sheth
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Monetary policy transmission and economic recovery depends on an improvement in banks' capacity to lend as well as an increase in corporates' capacity and willingness to... Read more
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Business Insurance
AIG: Splitting property and life business would hurt shareholdersA loss of “diversification benefits” if American International Group Inc. split
AIG: Splitting property and life business would hurt shareholders
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
A loss of “diversification benefits” if American International Group Inc. splits its life and property/casualty operations would adversely affect the insurer’s ability to return capital to shareholders, a consultant’s report concludes. The report by... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
PH in better shape to face market volatility - Moody'sTHE COUNTRY'S economic growth is seen to accelerate this year, putting it in be
PH in better shape to face market volatility - Moody's
The Daily Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
THE COUNTRY'S economic growth is seen to accelerate this year, putting it in better shape to weather any further global economic and financial market volatility, Moody's Investors Service said. In its "Philippines' Growth Shows Resistance to Global... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Twitter going private? Here's why it likely won't happenIn some ways, Twitter fits the bill of a company that leaves the public markets
Twitter going private? Here's why it likely won't happen
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
In some ways, Twitter fits the bill of a company that leaves the public markets to avoid scrutiny while it turns around its business. In other ways, it fits the LBO model less well. The company's finances may not support a large debt load, and the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 2Overnight Media Digest * EasyJet Plc plans to test a hydrogen fuel cell system
February 2
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Overnight Media Digest * EasyJet Plc plans to test a hydrogen fuel cell system that could save about 50,000 tonnes of fuel per year and cut carbon emissions. This would mean the airline would no longer need to use its jet engines during lengthy taxi... Read more
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The Irish Times
Diesel scandal also raises concerns for Volkswagen’s bankVolkswagen is more than just a scandal-plagued automaker. It is also one of Eur
Diesel scandal also raises concerns for Volkswagen’s bank
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Volkswagen is more than just a scandal-plagued automaker. It is also one of Europe’s largest banks, and its loan portfolio appears vulnerable to the emissions-cheating crisis that has engulfed the company. Volkswagen Financial Services, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Inflation target at 5% a challenge; macro stability key: Moody'sSays monsoon uncertainty will likely constrain monetary policy in 2016Says mons
Inflation target at 5% a challenge; macro stability key: Moody's
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Says monsoon uncertainty will likely constrain monetary policy in 2016Says monsoon uncertainty will likely constrain monetary policy in 2016 RBI's target to bring down retail inflation... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
East Liverpool Hospital merger completedThe operator of East Liverpool City Hospital now has a partner to help rescue i
East Liverpool Hospital merger completed
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
The operator of East Liverpool City Hospital now has a partner to help rescue it from financial issues. Prime Healthcare Foundation announced on Monday that it has completed its acquisition of River Valley Health Partners, which includes East... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Moody's Upgrades Glendale's Bond Rating, Challenges RemainThis Moody's chart compares Glendale's fund and cash balance percentages since
Moody's Upgrades Glendale's Bond Rating, Challenges Remain
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 4 days ago
This Moody's chart compares Glendale's fund and cash balance percentages since 2011. Interim Assistant City Manager Tom Duensing said the upgrade means Glendale will pay less interest when selling future bonds. Moody’s Investors Service recently... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Emanuel heads to Wall Street after CPS bond deal postponed(Bloomberg) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel traveled to New York to meet with credit-ratin
Emanuel heads to Wall Street after CPS bond deal postponed
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
(Bloomberg) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel traveled to New York to meet with credit-rating companies after the city's school district was hit by a third downgrade in a span of 15 days and didn't complete a $875 million bond sale last week as its finances... Read more
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WA Today
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be nextRatings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be next
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Ratings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it releases earnings on February 23, S&P said. Photo: Martin Divisek BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, had its credit rating cut at Standard & Poor's. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be nextRatings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be next
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Ratings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it releases earnings on February 23, S&P said. Photo: Martin Divisek BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, had its credit rating cut at Standard & Poor's. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Default rate for junk-rated issuers expected to climb to six-year high in 2016The default rate for speculative-grade, or “junk” credits is expected to climb
Default rate for junk-rated issuers expected to climb to six-year high in 2016
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
The default rate for speculative-grade, or “junk” credits is expected to climb to a six-year high in 2016, led by oil and gas and other commodity-related sectors, Moody’s Investors Service said Monday. The rating agency is expecting the rate to rise... Read more
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Brisbane Times
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be nextRatings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be next
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Ratings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it releases earnings on February 23, S&P said. Photo: Martin Divisek BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, had its credit rating cut at Standard & Poor's. The... Read more
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The Age
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be nextRatings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be next
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Ratings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it releases earnings on February 23, S&P said. Photo: Martin Divisek BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, had its credit rating cut at Standard & Poor's. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be nextRatings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it
BHP Billiton's credit rating cut one notch by S&P, Rio Tinto may be next
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Ratings for the Melbourne-based miner may be lowered one notch further after it releases earnings on February 23, S&P said. Photo: Martin Divisek BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, had its credit rating cut at Standard & Poor's. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Boost from PPP rollouts, poll spending: Growth to pick up pace this year – Moody’sMANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will likely accelerate its economic expan
Boost from PPP rollouts, poll spending: Growth to pick up pace this year – Moody’s
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will likely accelerate its economic expansion this year, putting it in a more robust position in the region to weather any further global economic and financial market volatility, Moody’s Investors Service... Read more
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Business Standard India
2016 to be a challenging year for Asian corporates: Moody'sAs for Asian banks, Moody's said their asset quality and profitability would de
2016 to be a challenging year for Asian corporates: Moody's
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
As for Asian banks, Moody's said their asset quality and profitability would deteriorateAs for Asian banks, Moody's said their asset quality and profitability would deteriorate Moody's... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Mario Gabelli doesn't love iHeart Media's debt anticsAt times, iHeartMedia has leaned on Clear Channel Outdoor. The outdoor company
Mario Gabelli doesn't love iHeart Media's debt antics
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 days ago
At times, iHeartMedia has leaned on Clear Channel Outdoor. The outdoor company sold $225 million in notes in late December that funded a $217.8 million dividend payment in early January. The pro-rata share due to iHeart was $196.3 million, with... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Mario Gabelli doesn't love iHeart Media's debt anticsIn the case of Clear Channel Outdoor, however, Gabelli's fund suggested the div
Mario Gabelli doesn't love iHeart Media's debt antics
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 days ago
In the case of Clear Channel Outdoor, however, Gabelli's fund suggested the dividend was for the benefit of iHeartMedia (IHRT) , which controls 90% of the outdoor advertising company, and to the disadvantage of minority investors. "The debt was... Read more
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The Hindu
2016 to be challenging year for Asian corporates: Moody’sMoody’s Investors Service today said 2016 will be a challenging year for corpor
2016 to be challenging year for Asian corporates: Moody’s
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Moody’s Investors Service today said 2016 will be a challenging year for corporates in Asia, mainly on account of concerns over the slowdown in China and a likely hike in interest rates in the US. “As for Asia credit overall, the flat or slower... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH in better shape to weather volatility—Moody’s The Philippines is in a more robust position than many of its regional peers
PH in better shape to weather volatility—Moody’s
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
The Philippines is in a more robust position than many of its regional peers to weather any further global economic and financial market volatility, debt-watcher Moody’s Investors Service said. In a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussies to struggle to pay mortgages More Australians are expected to fail to meet their mortgage repayments this
Aussies to struggle to pay mortgages
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
More Australians are expected to fail to meet their mortgage repayments this year as the housing sector slows. Moody's Investors Service, a subsidiary of ratings agency Moody's, says its latest monthly review of... Read more
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Philly.com
Hard times on campus: Economics behind merger of Phila. U. and JeffersonAs his comments suggest, the future could be bleak for some small schools, as t
Hard times on campus: Economics behind merger of Phila. U. and Jefferson
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
As his comments suggest, the future could be bleak for some small schools, as the number of high school graduates stagnates and resistance to borrowing for ever-higher tuition bills grows. Moody's Investors Service said in a September study that the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Oil Driller's Lawsuit Could Cost Texas Billions in Tax Refunds - Oil Driller's Lawsuit Could Cost Texas Billions in Tax Refunds by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune Jan. 30 2016 As plunging oil prices hollow out drilling country across West and South...As plunging oil prices hollow out drilling country across West and South Texas,
Oil Driller's Lawsuit Could Cost Texas Billions in Tax Refunds - Oil Driller's Lawsuit Could Cost Texas Billions in Tax Refunds by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune Jan. 30 2016 As plunging oil prices hollow out drilling country across West and South...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
As plunging oil prices hollow out drilling country across West and South Texas, energy companies are hoping for a mammoth windfall from an unconventional source: the Texas Supreme Court. The state’s highest civil court last week agreed to hear a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Critics call FirstEnergy profit guarantee a corporate rescue mission FirstEnergy presents a confident public face to support a controversial profi
Critics call FirstEnergy profit guarantee a corporate rescue mission
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
FirstEnergy presents a confident public face to support a controversial profit-guarantee, but the company has shown a much more vulnerable side in closed-door meetings with state... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Cobb County School District earns highest credit rating - MARIETTA — Officials with Cobb County Schools say the district’s recently earned top credit rating is an indication that taxpayer money is being spent wisely. Moody’s Investors Service on D...Cobb County School District earns highest credit rating MARIETTA — Officials w
Cobb County School District earns highest credit rating - MARIETTA — Officials with Cobb County Schools say the district’s recently earned top credit rating is an indication that taxpayer money is being spent wisely. Moody’s Investors Service on D...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Cobb County School District earns highest credit rating MARIETTA — Officials with Cobb County Schools say the district’s recently earned top credit rating is an indication that taxpayer money is being spent wisely. Moody’s Investors Service on Dec.... Read more
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The Columbian
Xerox splitting in twoXerox Corp. is rewinding the clock, splitting off a services business it acquir
Xerox splitting in two
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Xerox Corp. is rewinding the clock, splitting off a services business it acquired a little more than five years ago — the latest tech giant taking drastic action to cope with a rapidly changing marketplace. By year-end, Xerox said Friday in a... Read more
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FOX Business
Moody's May Downgrade Xerox On Plan To Split In TwoMoody's Investors Service on Friday placed Xerox Corp.'s Baa2 senior unsecured
Moody's May Downgrade Xerox On Plan To Split In Two
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
Moody's Investors Service on Friday placed Xerox Corp.'s Baa2 senior unsecured debt rating on review for a possible downgrade, and said the decision to split in two will create smaller companies with less business diversity and profitability than the... Read more
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FOX Business
Moody's May Downgrade Xerox On Plan To Split In TwoMoody's Investors Service on Friday placed Xerox Corp.'s Baa2 senior unsecured
Moody's May Downgrade Xerox On Plan To Split In Two
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
Moody's Investors Service on Friday placed Xerox Corp.'s Baa2 senior unsecured debt rating on review for a possible downgrade, and said the decision to split in two will create smaller companies with less business diversity and profitability than the... Read more
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