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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How Utilities Pay For Post-Sandy “Storm-Hardening” Infrastructure Investments Could Factor Into Credit Quality+

In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy knocked out electric service to 1.4 million of New York’s Consolidated Edison Inc.’s approximately 3.3...

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Dealing With Disaster: How Companies Are Starting To Assess Their Climate Event Risks+

While investors and issuers are beginning to recognize the impact of carbon pricing on corporate profitability, the same is less...

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New York-Area Transportation Infrastructure Providers Passed The Superstorm Sandy Credit Test+

The storm surge and high winds from Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 wreaked havoc on New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority...

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