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S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index Family Consultation
Open for comment until July 24, 2017

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:15:00 EDT


Addition to S&P BSE SME IPO Index
Addition to S&P BSE SME IPO Index

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:30:00 EDT


S&P/NZX Bond Indices Consultation
Open for comment until July 24, 2017.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:15:00 EDT


Dow Jones Global Shipping Index Consultation
Open for comment until July 21, 2017.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:45:00 EDT


S&P Green Bond Select Index Consultation Results
Effective prior to the market open on Monday, July 3, 2017, in conjunction with the implementation of the July 2017 rebalancing, S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following methodology changes to the minimum notional par amount outstanding required for index eligibility.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:45:00 EDT


S&P 500 Buybacks Fall 17.5% Year-over-Year to $133.1 Billion for Q1 2017
This is a 1.6% decrease from the $135.3 billion reported for Q4 2016 and a 17.5% decrease from the $161.4 billion reported for Q1 2016, when companies actively supported declining share prices.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EDT
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BlackBerry's Valuation Got Disconnected
BlackBerry’s share price surged in the months since it was awarded millions in an arbitration dispute with Qualcomm. Disappointing quarterly results wiped out a chunk of those gains.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:54:44 EDT


For Consumers, Less Debt but Lots of Bills
As a group, U.S. households’ debt-to-income and debt-to-asset ratios in the first quarter fell to their lowest levels since the early 2000s. But financial obligations beyond debt payments, such as rents and auto leases, are taking a bigger bite out of pay.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:52:17 EDT


Brexit One Year Later: Markets Might Get It Wrong Again
The Brexit vote sank the pound but buoyed the FTSE 100. That relationship might be changing.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:15:31 EDT


Weibo Gets in Beijing's Way
Investors need to consider the political risk faced by China’s version of Twitter.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:01:14 EDT


China's Debt Crackdown Could Get Out of Hand
High flying Anbang and HNA are the latest victims of a broad crackdown on risk in China. The well-worn thesis that China would have a boring year ahead of its leadership summit has proven false.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:53:08 EDT


A New Risk for Goldman, Morgan Stanley in Stress Tests
This year’s bank stress tests turned up an unpleasant surprise for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. The banks scored low on a metric introduced for the first time this year, the supplementary leverage ratio, meant to measure banks’ total leverage.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:30:44 EDT
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Lessons From the Collapse of Banco Popular
When Spain’s fifth-largest bank failed this month, Banco Santander swooped in to the rescue, and regulators breathed easy. They should have been scared.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:44:50 -0500


Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans
Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:32:30 -0500


The Green Energy Revolution Will Happen Without Trump
The reaction to Trump’s climate policies suggests a possible future, where states and cities take the brunt of climate responsibility.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:17:34 -0500


Meet the Legislation Designed to Stifle Shareholders
The Financial Choice Act, approved by the House, would require that investors own a huge stake in a corporation in order to propose policy changes.

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:01:43 -0500


Movers: Tech Stocks Decline, and Booz Allen Is Investigated
The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index was down slightly on Thursday afternoon, with shares of technology giants leading the decline.

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 07:59:53 -0500


Wells Fargo Is Accused of Making Improper Changes to Mortgages
The bank denies allegations in lawsuits that it changed the loan terms of customers in bankruptcy without their knowledge, putting them at risk of default.

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:17:54 -0500