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Jul 26, 2014

Natural World - Beavers Behaving Badly: a sad way to treat a noble species

Beavers are creatures whose thankless work has helped build America. So what did they do to deserve a Rob Brydon voice-over? A camera pans across the majestic Teton mountains. Rivers snake through snow-tipped poplar trees. Scenes that look like they ... #Wyoming #Bob Ross #Rob Brydon

Jul 25, 2014

Fitch downgrades Ulster Bank Ireland to 'BBB+'

Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded the long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Ulster Bank's Republic of Ireland business from A- to BBB+... #Wyoming #Bob Ross #Rob Brydon

Jul 25, 2014

Bulgarian Industrial Assoc. Hints at Negative GDP Growth by end-2014

Bozhidar Danev, Chair of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA), has suggested that the country may close the year with negative economic growth. In a Friday interview for the Bulgaria On Air TV, the BIA Chair pointed out that the first symptoms ... #Europe #Bulgaria

Jul 15, 2014

Crossville business owner says he was scammed by Yellow Pages knock-off

The Better Business Bureau issued an alert involving a knock-off version of the Yellow Pages. The BBB says the company goes by several names, including Yellow Page Directories or Yellow Pages Online Services. Both are ran by Ad TelAmerica... #Europe #Bulgaria

Jul 05, 2014

Fitch Affirms Bulgaria at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' and its Long-term local currency IDR at 'BBB'. The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'BBB+' and the Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'F3', acc... #Bulgaria #Fitch Ratings #Commercial Bank

Jul 02, 2014

NTMA offers buyback with aim to reduce €10bn 2016 bond

The NTMA is seeking to cut the size of a €10.2bn bond due to mature in 2016 by offering investors a chance to sell back their notes or switch into longer-maturity bonds. The National Treasury Management Agency offered outright buyback terms for the 4... #Bulgaria #Fitch Ratings #Commercial Bank

Jul 08, 2014

BBB Urges Public to Aid Advocacy Charities, But Advises Caution When Choosing a Cause

You may be interested in giving to a charity fighting for a cause you hold near and dear, but the Better Businesses Bureau urges caution as some organizations may not be exactly what you think them to be... #Bulgaria #Fitch Ratings #Commercial Bank

Jul 03, 2014

S&P: Bank Turbulence Will Not Affect Bulgaria's Debt Rating

Developments in Bulgaria's banking sector will not affect sovereign debt rating of the country, agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) says. The announcement comes after S&P decided to cut the credit rating of Bulgaria by one notch lowering it to BBB- in mid... #Standard & Poor's #Bulgaria #Commercial Bank

Jul 02, 2014

NTMA completes bond swap and buy-back to smooth funding

THE state’s debt management agency completed a bond swap and buy-back aimed at cutting the cost of servicing the national debt. The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) bought just under €1.08bn worth of a 4.6pc 2016 Treasury Bond on an outrigh... #Morgan Stanley #United States Department of the Treasury