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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.