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2008-06-26 03:02:36

Fitch Ratings, New York Michael Burger, 212-908-0555 Jeff Schaub, 212-908-0680 Christopher Kimble, 212-908-0226 (Media Relations) Fitch Ratings has downgraded Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corporation's $18.6 million series 1999 revenue bonds (St.

2008-06-19 18:00:22

Fitch Ratings earlier today revised the Outlook to Negative on the ratings of the two main Brazilian airlines, TAM and GOL. Fitch expects the near-term outlook for the global airlines sector to remain difficult, and the Brazilian airline sector is no exception.

2008-06-18 12:00:30

Fitch Ratings believes that U.S. packaged food and agribusiness companies face increased risk of credit deterioration as commodity prices soar, according to a special report.

2008-06-17 09:01:11

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority's $10,440,000, series 1994B bonds (Holyoke Hospital Issue) to 'BB' from 'BB+'. Fitch has also revised the Rating Outlook to Negative from Stable.

2008-06-16 12:00:57

The ongoing surge in energy prices could pose liquidity issues for a number of U.S. downstream sectors, with independent refiners the most exposed, according to Fitch Ratings.

2007-11-16 09:00:52

Rogue Valley Manor (RVM), a 668-acre Continuing Care Retirement Community by Pacific Retirement Services, Inc., is pleased to announce its recent 'A' rating from Fitch Ratings.

2007-10-19 12:00:35

According to a special report just issued by Fitch Ratings, the state of California is currently considering a significant overhaul of its Short-Run Avoided Cost (SRAC) methodology.

2007-08-20 15:02:48

Bad debt expense and stagnant volumes continued to challenge the U.S. for-profit hospital industry in the second quarter of 2007. After a brief moderation in the first quarter, bad debt expense resumed accelerating this quarter.

2007-06-12 10:52:49

The 41st Parameter, the leader in fraud detection and prevention solutions for the online retail channel, today announced that Abercrombie & Fitch has selected its FraudNet(TM) fraud detection solution to support business growth strategies in an environment of increasing online commerce.

2007-05-17 18:00:35

M-S-R Public Power Agency's (M-S-R) $49 million, San Juan Project subordinate lien revenue bonds, series 2007 K are rated 'A+' by Fitch Ratings.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.