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2014-06-16 16:20:49

SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitch Ratings initiated coverage on Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) with a rating of BBB-. Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, is one of only two U.S. airline companies to be rated investment grade. "An investment grade credit rating affirms the work we have done to improve our business and strengthen our balance sheet," CFO Brandon Pedersen said. "We were particularly pleased that Fitch recognized our industry-leading...

2014-05-19 08:24:56

Neil R. Smith Tapped to Lead S&P Credit Solutions NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw-Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), today announced the launch of S&P Credit Solutions, a new business line that enables investors to leverage the combined data, research and analytics capabilities of both Standard & Poor's Ratings Services and S&P Capital IQ. Neil R. Smith has joined S&P Capital IQ to lead the new business. "S&P Credit...

2013-06-06 23:24:44

Standard & Poor´s (S&P) Ratings Services issued a general obligation credit rating of “A+” to the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, which is among the highest rating to be assigned to a redevelopment and housing authority to date. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Standard & Poor´s (S&P) Ratings Services issued a general obligation credit rating of “A+” to the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, which is among the highest...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.