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Moody’s downgrades Howard U’s credit rating

WASHINGTON — Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Howard University’s credit rating, citing revenue declines at the historically black college and automatic federal budget cuts from Congress. Moody’s issued its downgrade Tuesday after a review that began in July. Howard’s rating ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: In volatile times, investors shouldn’t try to time market (access required)

You get a lot of information from the Internet, but not necessarily a lot of knowledge. And over the past month or so, we have been bombarded with a multitude of negative headlines: the U.S. credit rating is downgraded, second-quarter ...

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Stocks rise after $19 billion acquisition flurry

NEW YORK — Stocks have closed higher for the third straight day after a $19 billion buying spree by corporations. The Dow Jones industrial average is up 213 points, or 1.9 percent, at 11,483. It has erased all its losses ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Ghouls, goblins and the U.S. debt crisis (access required)

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Rupert Murdoch, who was driven off Page One, may be the only one to find something good in the recent implosion of confidence and credit in governments around much of the world. President Barack Obama and Congress ...

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Maryland credit rating, day three (access required)

The credit rating front has been quieter Wednesday with Maryland officials believing any Standard & Poor’s rating action will not come soon, if at all. Here are some of the things that didn’t quite make the stories in the dead-tree ...

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