Monthly Archives: October 2012

S & P Lowers Spain Ratings –

Standard & Poor’s lowered the long and short term credit ratings on Spain.  The long term credit rating was lowered from BBB+ to BBB- with a negative outlook.  The short term credit rating was lowered from A-3 to A-2. The downgrade was partially … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturing Expands –

According to the Institute for Supply Management, the national factory activity index rose 1.9 to 51.5 in September.  This marked the first expansion of U.S. manufacturing since May.  New orders and employment also increased in September. To read a related MSN Money … Continue reading

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