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New York Times

S.&P. Downgrades China's Debt, Citing a Surge in Lending
New York Times
SHANGHAI — China and the world received a fresh warning on Thursday that the country's dramatic debt binge of recent years threatens the stability of one of the global economy's most important growth engines. Standard & Poor's downgraded its rating on ...
S&P downgrades China's credit rating, citing heavy debt loadMarketWatch
S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risksReuters
S&P Cuts China's Credit Rating, Citing Risk From Debt Growth ...Bloomberg
USA TODAY -Gant Daily
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The New Yorker

How Toys R Us Succumbed to Its Nasty Debt Problem
The New Yorker
The company expanded aggressively; faltered under too much debt; locked horns with Kmart, and came away battered. In 1974, it filed for bankruptcy protection. Four years later, Interstate emerged as Toys R Us. Again, Lazarus led it. He had a plan to ...
How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' UsReuters
Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Filing Batters Some of Retailer's DebtWall Street Journal (subscription)
toys“r”us, inc. commences court-supervised processes to implement financial restructuringToys“R”Us, Inc.

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Bloomberg

Three Bond Market Lessons From the Toys 'R' Us Debt Drama
Bloomberg
While the difficulties of the debt-laden company had been broadcast to the market for some time, bond investors nevertheless appeared to be surprised by the events of this month. The price of Toys 'R' Us debt due 2018 plunged from 96 cents on the ...

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Corporate Debt May Take Bigger Slice of QE Pie as ECB Tapers
New York Times
LONDON/FRANKFURT — The ECB may consider scaling back purchases of corporate bonds more slowly than those of government debt when it starts tapering its massive stimulus scheme, partly because the bank is nearing self-imposed limits on what it ...

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Bloomberg

Debt-Laden Concordia Faces Bondholder Pressure as Payments Loom
Bloomberg
With the junk-rated Canadian drug-maker facing two October interest payments, pressure is building for it to reach a debt-restructuring agreement with key bondholders. S&P Global Ratings downgraded Concordia on Sept. 18, citing its "unsustainable ...




Next Avenue

How Debt Is Threatening Retirement Dreams
Next Avenue
According to a recent analysis by MagnifyMoney, the site I co-founded, of data from the University of Michigan Retirement Research Center (MRRC) Health and Retirement Study, a growing number of Americans are carrying burdensome debt into their 50s ...




Indianapolis Star

This is how much debt the average Indiana college graduate has
Indianapolis Star
There's a good chance that more than half of your college classmates you just graduated with have thousands of dollars of student loan debt. According to a new study from The Institute for College Access & Success, the average graduate from an Indiana ...
5 States Where College Graduates Have the Least Student Debt ...Money Magazine
Want to Graduate With Minimal Debt? Choose the Right College ...NerdWallet (blog)
Graduates in These States Fare Best When It Comes to Student DebtMental Floss
Detroit Free Press
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Barron's

Mattel: Toys 'R' Us, Amended Debt Covenants; What Does It All Mean?
Barron's
Mattel Inc. has amended its credit agreement to remove the ratio of consolidated debt to consolidated earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization that's required for fiscal third quarter 2017, in the wake of the Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy.




BBC News

Young people 'face debt epidemic' - BBC News
BBC News
Laura Davies, knows what it can be like to have to raid the overdraft to pay the childminder and borrow from family for accommodation. Now 27, she and her ...

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Albany Times Union

Which Capital Region grads have the most student debt?
Albany Times Union
Statewide, 58 percent of college graduates have some debt and their average debt load is $30,346. Click through the slideshow to see which Capital Region grads have the most debt. Photo: Lori Van Buren. Buy this photo. Image 2 of 37. The College of ...



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