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Bond Credit Ratings Explained - Netherlands Gets Downgraded

Posted on 11/29/2013 by Mike Walsh in Dutch Government Rating Cut Bond Credit Ratng Bond Fund Average Credit Rating Bond Rating Tables Junk Bonds Investment Grade Bonds Non Investment Grade Bonds Bond Ratings Explained Bond Credit Risk

A Bond's credit rating is one of its most important components. As an investor in Bonds or Bond Mutual Funds, you need to understand what a Bond's credit rating means.

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The S&P 500 Index - What it is and why it kicked J.C. Penney Out

Posted on 11/26/2013 by Mike Walsh in market weighted index market capitalization market cap J.C. Penney J.C. Allegion Ingersoll Rand S&P 500 S&P MidCap 400 Index

How the S&P 500 Index is calculated, why it is important to investors and why J.C. Penney is no longer a part of the index.

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