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NEW YORK-- Fitch Ratings is boosting some of its ratings for Cummins, citing the engine maker's improving profitability, financial flexibility and other factors. The ratings agency raised Cummins Inc.' s issuer default rating and its long-term debt ratings one notch in investment-grade status to "A" from "A-."
Oct 12- Moody's rates Clear Channel Communications new notes Caa1.
LONDON, Oct 12- Frantic drilling activity across the United States has at last begun to moderate, as the industry responds to the plunge in prices for natural gas and now liquids such as butane and natural gasoline.
NEW YORK-- ABC's Martha Raddatz took a forceful approach to moderating Thursday's vice presidential debate, winning many positive reviews from instant pundits on social media but some complaints from Republicans.
--We are assigning our' BBB-' issue rating to Prologis European Properties Fund II FCP' s proposed $300 million senior unsecured notes to be issued through its financing vehicle Prologis International Funding II S.A..
NEW YORK-- If at first you don't succeed.... NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" is bringing back 13 players fired from past "Apprentice" contests, plus one notable winner, in the first-ever "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice."
LONDON-- A U.K. watchdog has launched its biggest-ever investigation into police actions, opening a new inquiry Friday into the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 fans dead and whole communities angry over a decades-long police cover-up.
Oct 12- Wells Fargo& Co:. *CFO says expects' pretty strong' mortgage quarter in fourth quarter, hopes it. *CEO says' really focused on getting more capital back to our shareholders'.
BRUSSELS, Oct 12- China has expressed concerns about a potential EU investigation of telecom equipment makers Huawei and ZTE Corp over illegal subsidies, a European Commission official said on Friday.
Oct 12- Fitch Ratings has downgraded SNS Bank N.V.' s outstanding EUR4.4bn mortgage covered bonds to' AA+'/ Stable from' AAA'/Rating Watch Negative.
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*S&P Capital IQ raises Celgene price target by $3 to $92. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
Oct 12- NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc:. *S&P Capital IQ cuts NPS Pharmaceuticals price target by $2 to $15;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*EU diplomats approve new Iran sanctions. BRUSSELS, Oct 12- The European Union provisionally approved substantial new economic sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme on Friday, with senior diplomats giving their backing to measures against Tehran's banking sector and industry.
*Raymond James Raises Accenture price target to $76 from $71; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
LONDON, Oct 12- Peripheral banks unwilling or unable to lengthen their maturity profiles are building up a redemption hump which they will have to face just as billions of euros of cheap ECB money is coming up for repayment.
Oct 12- Fitch Ratings has downgraded The Co-operative Bank plc's (Coop,' BBB+'/ Rating Watch Negative/' F2') GBP600m mortgage covered bonds to' AA+'/ RWN from' AAA'/RWN.
NEW YORK, Oct 12- U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose to its highest in five years in October as consumers became more optimistic about the economy in a possible boost to President Obama' s reelection hopes.
TOKYO, Oct 12- Tokyo Electric Power Co, the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, said on Friday it could have dealt better with the plant's meltdowns if broad preparations were taken, reversing the previous management's view that the disaster was unavoidable due to an unexpected force of nature.