tide of negative ratings momentum in the past few years has resulted in the number of rising
stars recorded globally being outstripped by the number of fallen angels in each year since 1999, said a report released today by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said.
And recently, as rates have begun to move upward, the fund's success has prompted heavy flows into the Rising
More complete information on the Rising
Rates Opportunity ProFund and other ProFunds, including a prospectus, is available at www.
This is consistent with the Bank of Japan's recent assessment that the core inflation rate will start rising
in late 2006 and early 2007.
In much of the country, commercial and office vacancies were declining from already low levels and lease rates were rising
The budget deficit is an obvious and often-cited cause of today's rising
21, 1995: Closes above 5,000 for the first time, rising
But taking a longer perspective, the overall participation rate (adjusted for the redesign of the household survey in 1994) has changed little, on net, since 1989 after rising
fairly steadily from the mid-1960s to the late 1980s.
Consumer expenditures for motor vehicles increased 6 percent in real terms over the four quarters of 1993, after rising
9 percent the previous year.
Added demand for commercial and industrial loans stemmed both from merger-related financings and from shifts to short-term borrowing by businesses facing rising
long-term interest rates and investor concerns about "event risk"--the possibility that a firm's debt obligations would be significantly downgraded in a corporate buyout or restructuring.
The 1998 calendar year sales of Upper East Side (the neighborhood bounded by 61st and 96th streets to the south and north, and Fifth Avenue and the East River to the west and east) townhouses and properties of up to four units indicates a continued trend of rising
prices, increasing demand and decreasing product availability.
It should be noted, however, that some members expect a rise in prices that is significantly below the central-tendency range; in their view this far more desirable outcome could flow from the dollar's recent firmness, which will damp the pressures from rising
import prices, and from the recognition by business and labor that restraint is needed to preserve gains in international competitiveness.