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Moody’s downgrades Hong Kong credit rating as civil strife continues   
January 21, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe on MSN.com - Moody’s Investors Service lowered Hong Kong’s rating as a long-term issuer of debt by one notch Monday, to Aa3 from Aa2, just months after Fitch Ratings took a similar action amid anti-Beijing protests.
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Apple rejoins green registry, admits exit was mistake   
January 20, 2020
Source: Reuters - The about-face came after reports that various government agencies and schools that use the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) certification system were considering dropping Apple’s products, which...
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BSI Financial Services Residential Mortgage Servicing Ratings Upgraded by Fitch Ratings   
January 20, 2020
Source: Benzinga.com - IRVING, Texas, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fitch Ratings has announced that it has upgraded BSI Financial Services' U.S. residential primary servicer rating for
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Fitch affirms Germany at AAA, outlook Stable   
January 20, 2020
Source: FXStreet - On Sunday, the US-based rating agency, Fitch Ratings, affirmed Germany’s sovereign credit rating at AAA while maintaining a Stable outlook. “Germany's 'AAA' rating reflects its diversified, high value-added economy,...
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UpsideLMS Features on Craig Weiss’ Top 50 LMS for 2020 List   
January 19, 2020
Source: PR - Craig Weiss’ annual Top 50 LMS list, which was recently published, features UpsideLMS for the 2nd consecutive year. Pune, India, January 19, 2020 --(PR.com)-- Craig Weiss, CEO and Lead Analyst of The Craig Weiss Group,...
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San Francisco to block officials from buying Apple Macs over green concerns   
January 18, 2020
Source: British Computer Society - The move follows Apple's decision to no longer participate in the green certification program known as EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool), which tracks the environmental impact of computers. In an interview...
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3 Newly Rated ETFs to Buy   
January 18, 2020
Source: TheStreet.com - He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer ...
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As You Sow calls out McDonald’s on continued use of polystyrene: Page 2 of 2   
January 18, 2020
Source: Plastics Today - “Should we now ban Cinnabons'” Meyer asked sarcastically. As You Sow notes that “more than 100 U.S. cities or counties have banned or restricted foam packaging.” A quick bit of research showed that as of...
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BlackRock adjusts investments in light of climate change   
January 18, 2020
Source: San Francisco Chronicle - BlackRock and other huge asset managers are generally behind smaller competitors when it comes to sustainability, said Danielle Fugere, president of shareholder-advocacy group As You Sow. BlackRock, State Street, Vanguard and...
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SEC charges accounting fraud at TheStreet   
January 18, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - TheStreet has ties to Stuart-based Weiss Group LLC, according to Weiss’s website. In 2006, Weiss announced the sale of Weiss Ratings to TheStreet.com, but the insurance and bank ratings product was sold back to the Weiss...
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