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Standard & Poor's® (S&P® )
A registered service mark for a service that furnishes financial and statistical data derived from computer tapes and punch cards for use in computers to the specifications and/or orders of others. Standard & Poor's Corporation is an investment advisory service that publishes financial data. This subsidiary of McGraw-Hill also rates debt securities and distributes a series of widely followed stock indexes. Major publications include The Outlook, Stock Reports, Industry Survey, and Stock Guide.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.