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  • Fitch: Ill. pension lawsuit action not a concern

    A major credit-rating house says a hold on a lawsuit involving Illinois' pension overhaul is not cause for concern.


  • Jackson airport addressing life after Southwest

    The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is delaying security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of its revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.


  • Fitch: Stable Chicago pensions 'many years away'

    A major credit rating agency says an overhaul of two Chicago pension plans would prevent them from becoming insolvent, but long-term sustainability is "many years away."


  • Analyst concerned about Atlantic City Expressway

    A Wall Street analyst warns the Atlantic City Expressway might have to raise tolls if traffic volume continues to decline.


  • Fitch cites congressional impasse, threatens U.S. downgrade

    Fitch Ratings on Tuesday afternoon warned that it may downgrade the U.S. credit rating from triple-A as a result of the congressional impasse that is forcing the Treasury to hit its borrowing limit on Thursday and could lead to a first-ever default on Treasury securities within days after that.


  • Fitch warns that impasse could threaten AAA credit of U.S.

    One of Wall Street's leading credit-rating firms Tuesday afternoon warned that it may downgrade the U.S. credit rating from AAA as a result of the congressional impasse that could force the Treasury Department to hit its borrowing limit on Thursday and could lead to a first-ever default on Treasury securities within days after that.


  • In this Oct. 14, 2013, photo, the U.S. Capitol is seen as a partial government shutdown enters its third week, in Washington. As talks between Republican and Democratic leaders lumber on in Washington, the American public sees an economic crisis looming if Congress is unable to raise the country’s debt ceiling. But the people seem just as conflicted on the issue as their elected representatives.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    House postpones vote on bill to reopen govt. and avoid default

    Time growing desperately short, House Republican efforts to pass legislation averting a Treasury default and ending a partial government shutdown collapsed Tuesday night, and one of the country's top ratings firms warned of a possible downgrade in the nation's creditworthiness.


  • Fitch puts U.S. credit rating on negative watch

    The Fitch credit rating agency has warned that it is reviewing the U.S. government's AAA credit rating for a possible downgrade, citing Thursday's looming deadline to increase the nation's borrowing limit.


  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, 2nd left, Prince Charles, left, and Prince William, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in central London, Tuesday, June 5, 2012, to conclude the four-day Diamond Jubilee celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Fitch ratings strips Britain of top AAA score

    Fitch Ratings agency downgraded Britain's rating on Friday from triple-A to AA+, a recognition of the nation's weak economic future and growing debt.


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