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S&P Questions Tesla’s Profitability Outlook
While the automaker sees a return to profitability in Q3 after the $702 million Q1 loss, S&P is predicting only limited improvement.
Fitch Lowers General Electric Credit Ratings
The rating agency says GE's return to higher margins and stronger free cash flow is going more slowly than it previously anticipated.
Fitch Keeping ‘Negative’ Eye on Deutsche Bank
The credit rating agency says the bank's debt may need to be downgraded as it struggles with a sluggish business environment.
U.K. Economy Faces ‘Significant Slowdown’: S&P
The United Kingdom thrived as an EU member, and leaving will destabilize the economy and the country's finances, says S&P.
Junk Defaults to Rise to 4.6% in Next Year
Moody's cites "deteriorating credit conditions especially in commodity sectors such as oil & gas and metals & mining."
Liquidity Woes Hit Non-Energy Junk Bond Issuers
Moody's Investors Service said its Liquidity Stress Index (LSI) jumped to 7.9% in January from 6.8% in December 2015.
Kroll Firm to Expand Bond Rating Coverage
With an infusion of new capital from a private-equity investor, Kroll hopes to double in size in the next three years.
SEC Strips Out Credit Ratings for Money Funds
A low credit rating on a short-term security will no longer prohibit a money market fund from investing in it.
S&P Settles Suits Over MBS Ratings
The credit rating agency declined to downgrade underperforming securities because it would hurt business, said Eric Holder.
S&P Downgrades Russia’s Credit Rating to Junk
The credit rating agency cut its projection of Russia's annual economic growth to 0.5% for the next four years and called monetary policy less flexible.
S&P to Pay $77M to Settle Ratings Fraud Charges
The credit ratings agency also agrees to a one-year ban from rating certain kinds of commercial mortgage-backed securities.