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Fitch Ratings - Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating Is Fiscal Easing on the Horizon? The motivations for an easing of fiscal policy in Europe are clear. Bond market conditions have been favourable, economic conditions are unfavourable and the public mood calls for short-term policy support after years of austerity.

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CORI: Contracting and Organization Research Institute The CORI K-Base is made available for educational, academic and public use. Researchers that use contracts from the collection should acknowledge CORI in their papers. A notice of publication or copy of papers using contracts from the collection would be appreciated. Continued use of the CORI K-Base Search engines constitutes acceptance of these use conditions. Big Three (credit rating agencies) The Big Three credit rating agencies are Standard & Poor's (S&P), Moody's, and Fitch Group. S&P and Moody's are based in the US, while Fitch is dual-headquartered in New York City and London, and is controlled by the France-based FIMALAC. As of 2013 they hold a collective global market share of "roughly 95 percent"[1] with Moody's and Standard & Poor's having approximately 40% each, and Fitch around 15%.[2] However these figures understate the dominance of Moody's and S&P, since the norm for debt issuers is to obtain ratings from these two, and only occasionally turn to Fitch, for example if Moody's and S&P disagree.[3] According to an analysis by DeutscheWelle, "their special status has been cemented by law — at first only in the United States, but then in Europe as well. The European Union has considered setting up a state-supported EU-based agency.[6]

Economic Calendar: Financial Calendars Calendars: U.S. Earnings | Conf. Calls | Surprises | Splits | IPO | Economic Dow Jones Industrial Average The Industrial portion of the name is largely historical, as many of the modern 30 components have little or nothing to do with traditional heavy industry. The average is price-weighted, and to compensate for the effects of stock splits and other adjustments, it is currently a scaled average. The value of the Dow is not the actual average of the prices of its component stocks, but rather the sum of the component prices divided by a divisor, which changes whenever one of the component stocks has a stock split or stock dividend, so as to generate a consistent value for the index. Since the divisor is currently less than one, the value of the index is larger than the sum of the component prices.

Business and financial news - Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero de Montezemolo explains how his ultimate Italian luxury brand is surviving the eurocrisis. BM&F Bovespa The BM&F BOVESPA (Portuguese pronunciation: [boˈvezpɐ]; in full, Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias & Futuros de São Paulo) is a stock exchange located at São Paulo, Brazil. As of December 31, 2011 it had a market capitalization of US $1.22 Trillion, making it in the 13th largest stock exchange in the world. On May 8, 2008, the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa) and the Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F) merged, creating BM&FBOVESPA.[3] The benchmark indicator of BM&FBOVESPA is the Índice Bovespa.

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