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August 30, 2012

Shares of Sears Holdings were under heavy selling pressure Thursday morning, sliding 7% to $53.38 on Standard & Poor's.

New York -- Shares of Sears Holdings were under heavy selling pressure Thursday morning, sliding 7% to $53.38 on Standard & Poor's. S&P plans to remove the chain from its S&P 500 Index because the chain’s public float has has been below the index's 50% threshold for an extended period of time.

The Sears' name, in one form or another, has been in the S&P 500 since it was created some 55 years ago. Sears will be removed from the index at the close of trading on Sept. 4. The retailer will be replaced by chemical maker LyondellBasell.

July 12, 2012

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is further lowering its credit rating on J.C. Penney Co., attributing the move to a continuing weak performance.

New York -- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is further lowering its credit rating on J.C. Penney Co., attributing the move to a continuing weak performance.

J.C. Penney’s corporate credit rating has been lowered to "B+" from "BB-." The junk rating is four notches below investment grade. The move marks the second downgrade from S&P since mid-May.
 

July 12, 2012

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is further lowering its credit rating on J.C. Penney Co., attributing the move to a continuing weak performance.

New York -- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is further lowering its credit rating on J.C. Penney Co., attributing the move to a continuing weak performance.

J.C. Penney’s corporate credit rating has been lowered to "B+" from "BB-." The junk rating is four notches below investment grade. The move marks the second downgrade from S&P since mid-May.
 

June 24, 2010

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services boosted its rating on Jo-Ann Stores Friday, saying the retailer's...

March 17, 2010

New York City Standard & Poor's Ratings Services downgraded video rental chain Blockbuster's corporate credit...

December 29, 2008

The 2009 outlook for U.S. retail ratings indicates another year of heavy downward pressure, according...

December 18, 2008

Standard & Poor's said Friday it cut the long-term corporate credit rating on Limited Brands...

December 15, 2008

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Monday it lowered its ratings on Boca Raton, Fla.-based...

December 15, 2008

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Monday it lowered its ratings on Boca Raton, Fla.-based...

November 30, 2008

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Monday affirmed its credit ratings for Macy's Inc., citing...

July 14, 2008

True Religion Apparel said Tuesday that its common stock has been added to the S&P...

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