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Moody's: Invesco,Blackrock to Benefit From Smart Beta
Last week, the alternative indexing known as "smart beta" drew the ire of Burton G. Malkiel , who alleged many such strategies bring more risk than investors realize.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Finance News Update, what you need to know
The Australian dollar is almost level with its previous local close, in quiet post-Easter trading with no economic data or events to give investors direction.
Moody's Co. Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
Moody's Co. has been given a consensus recommendation of "Buy" by the sixteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, AmericanBankingNews.com reports .
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Friday Financial Five
Thanks to higher tax rates and an improving economy, Fiscal Year 2014 is shaping up to be very good for everyone's favorite government agency, the Internal Revenue Service.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Critical Alerts For Mastercard, Bitauto, Intuit, Moody's, and...
To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/41620140 Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Mastercard , Bitauto , Intuit , Moody's , and FedEx .
Moody's Interfax downgrades MDM Bank's National Scale Rating to A2.ru
The NSRs carry no specific outlooks. Please see ratings tab on the issuer/entity page on moodys.com for information on Global Scale Rating.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
U.S. industry shows some vigour, but housing soft
U.S. industrial production rose at a faster-than-expected clip in March, the latest sign the economy was gaining momentum.
Biggest LBO Demise Poised to Put Oncor in Play: Real M&A
The prospective bankruptcy filing of Energy Future Holdings Corp., taken private in the biggest leveraged buyout in history, is poised to put the most profitable unit of the power producer up for grabs.
Tight job market in US cities prompts higher pay
To hire 10 to 15 project coordinators this year, Sabre Commercial Inc. has boosted pay 10 percent and added a 401 retirement plan.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Resource Investing News
Fitch Ratings Downgrades Alcoa's Credit Grade to BB+
Bloomberg reported that Fitch Ratings has cut Alcoa Inc.'s credit grade from BBB- to BB+, one level below investment grade.
Small US colleges worry as enrollment slumps
At a Dowling College campus on Long Island's south shore, a fleet of unused shuttle buses sits in an otherwise empty parking lot.
Toys - R' Us Leveraged Like '05 as Loss Mounts: Corporate Finance
Toys "R" Us's debt ratios returned to levels last seen following its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005, underscoring heightened concern among investors that the retailer may not be able to recover from its biggest loss in nearly three decades.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Apollo's Momentive Performance Files for Bankruptcy
Momentive Performance Materials Inc., a maker of coatings and resins found in shampoos and auto parts, filed for bankruptcy after struggling to make payments on debt dating to its 2006 buyout by Leon Black 's Apollo Global Management LLC. The chemical producer listed $2.69 billion in assets and $4.17 billion in debt in its Chapter 11 filing ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
GOL and TAP Enter Into a Codeshare Agreement
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. , , the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces that it has signed a contract to implement a codeshare and frequent flyer program agreement with TAP.
GOL Announces the Call Notice for Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Linneu Gomes, S/N, Portaria 3 - at the Meeting Room of the Board of Directors of Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. , Jardim Aeroporto, CEP: 04626-020, in the Capital of the examine, discuss and vote upon the Accounts of the administration, including the Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended on It is available to the Shareholders at the ... (more)
The Globe and Mail
Moody's cuts Turkey's outlook, lira weakens, yields rise
A Moody's sign on the 7 World Trade Center tower is photographed in New York August 2, 2011.
U.S. as Global Growth Engine Putt-Putts Instead of Purring
The U.S. is resuming its role as an engine of global growth, this time one that just putt-putts along instead of purring.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Washington Post
ADP to Spin Off Auto-Dealer Unit to Focus on Human Resources
Automatic Data Processing Inc., the payroll-and-benefits provider whose monthly jobs report is a U.S. economic barometer, plans to spin off its auto-dealer services unit to focus on the human-resources business.
Harrisburg Authority Closes First Water-System Debt in 3 Years
The water system of Harrisburg Authority, the agency that racked up the debt that plunged the Pennsylvania capital into insolvency, closed today on its first bond financing since 2011.
Ukraine on Verge of Default Even With IMF Bailout
Ukraine is on the verge of a default even with an IMF bailout, Forbes reports. In fact, Moody's recently stated that they are now at the point of no return.