New U.S. Nuclear Power Plants: Moving Ahead, Slowly+

The regulated electric utility industry has begun to strategize how to best deal with the proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

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U.S. Forecast Update: High Anxiety+

Although the sizable jump in U.S. GDP growth in the second quarter helped allay Wall Street worries, Main Street is...

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U.S. Weekly Economic Roundup: Positivity Continues+

Productivity rose 2.5% in the second quarter, consistent with a soundly growing economy but not reflective of the very strong...

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U.S. Regulated Electric Utilities’ Annual Capital Spending Is Poised To Eclipse $100 Billion+

In recent years, U.S. electric utilities have intensified their capital spending, in part, to update and replace aging infrastructure. They’ve...

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U.S. Weekly Economic Roundup: Midsummer Lull+

Consumer sentiment slipped in mid-July, driven by higher food prices and concerns over the economic outlook. Or perhaps it is...

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Investing In Infrastructure: Are Insurers Ready To Fill The Funding Gap?+

Infrastructure and insurance are key elements of global economic and human development. Investing in infrastructure creates jobs, generates demand, and...

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Hooked On Hydrocarbons: How Susceptible Are Gulf Sovereigns To Concentration Risk?+

The Gulf countries’ significant oil and gas reserves are a key strength of their sovereign credit ratings. Yet, the concentration...

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New York’s MTA raised to AA- on enterprise risk score+

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has raised its issuer credit rating (ICR) on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), N.Y., to...

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