S&P settles with SEC for $58 million over bond ratings fraud

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Ex-S&P executive goes on trial before SEC over mortgage bond ratings.. that she engaged in a fraud that inflated ratings of commercial mortgage-backed securities.. announced a $77 million.

Big Three credit raters tighten their grip after ducking reform. big Three credit raters tighten their grip after ducking reform. S&P paid $58 million to settle claims it had loosened its standards to win business in commercial-mortgage bonds three years earlier; the SEC ordered S&P to.

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Shares of Fastenal Co. (FAST) dropped 4.6% toward a 6- month low, after the industrial and construction supplies distributor reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that missed expectations.Net earnings fell to $204.6 million, or 36 cents a share, from $211.2 million, or 37 cents a share, in the year-ago period, below analyst consensus expectations of 37 cents a share, according to FactSet.

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He was once a top-ranked Barron’s advisor at Merrill Lynch, leading a team of 13 people and overseeing $1.3 billion in client assets. On Tuesday, Thomas Buck agreed to plea guilty to one count of securities fraud in federal court and settled SEC charges of misconduct for $5 million, according to court documents.

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