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December 25, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Standard & Poor's Corp. said Thursday that it might change the way it delivers news of index changes, after America Online Inc. stock surged earlier in the week when certain traders were told AOL would join the S&P 500 index. S&P, a unit of No. 1 U.S. educational publisher McGraw-Hill Cos., faxed announcements and alerted clients about the change between 4:50 and 5:15 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, after the market's close.
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December 25, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Standard & Poor's Corp. said Thursday that it might change the way it delivers news of index changes, after America Online Inc. stock surged earlier in the week when certain traders were told AOL would join the S&P 500 index. S&P, a unit of No. 1 U.S. educational publisher McGraw-Hill Cos., faxed announcements and alerted clients about the change between 4:50 and 5:15 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, after the market's close.
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February 7, 1991 | DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some $230 billion in debt held by the Big Three U.S. auto producers was downgraded Wednesday by Standard & Poor's, which cited the severe financial pressures on the domestic auto industry. The action dropped the S&P debt rating for No. 3 Chrysler Corp. to the equivalent of junk-bond status, a step that will worsen the strains on Chrysler by significantly boosting its cost of borrowing money.
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February 7, 1991 | DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some $230 billion in debt held by the Big Three U.S. auto producers was downgraded Wednesday by Standard & Poor's, which cited the severe financial pressures on the domestic auto industry. The action dropped the S&P debt rating for No. 3 Chrysler Corp. to the equivalent of junk-bond status, a step that will worsen the strains on Chrysler by significantly boosting its cost of borrowing money.
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