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2011-07-21 08:33:00

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data released today by S&P Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index indicate that the average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare programs increased by 5.58% over the 12-months ending May 2011.

2011-07-20 02:00:00

LONDON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following extensive research and development, CRU will officially increase the frequency of their monthly US Midwest Plate (A36) price index to weekly from July 20th. "With the continued success of our weekly hot-rolled, cold-rolled and galvanised coil price indices in North America, plate is a natural extension of our flat products portfolio", commented Robert Edwards, CRU's North American flat products analyst.

2011-07-19 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through June 2011, released today by S&P Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed first and second mortgages default rates decreased in June to 2.02% and 1.40%, respectively, from May rates of 2.09% and 1.42%.

2011-07-19 08:10:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P 500 companies with full reporting information posted 46.3% of their sales from outside of the United States in 2010, down slightly from the 46.6% posted in 2009 and significantly below the 47.9% recorded in 2008, according to research published today by S&P Indices.

2011-07-14 03:00:00

NEW YORK, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain was unchanged in May at 107.1 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent decrease in April, and a 0.5 percent decrease in March.

2011-06-29 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Indices announced today that preliminary results show that S&P 500 stock buybacks increased 62.6% to $89.8 billion during the first quarter of 2011, up from the $55.3 billion registered during the first quarter of 2010.

2011-06-28 08:54:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through April 2011, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller(1) Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show a monthly increase in prices for the 10- and 20-City Composites for the first time in eight months.

2011-06-21 08:42:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through May 2011, released today by S&P Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed first and second mortgages default rates decreased in May to 2.09% and 1.42%, respectively, from April values of 2.16% and 1.51%.

2011-06-16 08:40:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data released today by S&P Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index indicate that the average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare programs increased by 5.39% over the 12-months ending April 2011.

2011-06-16 03:00:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain decreased 0.3 percent in April to 107.0 (2004 = 100), following a 0.5 percent decrease in March, and a 0.1 percent increase in February.


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