CHICAGO, Feb 27- Chicago drew closer to a fiscal free fall on Friday with a rating downgrade from Moody's Investors Service that could trigger the immediate termination of four interest-rate swap agreements, costing the city about $58 million and raising the prospect of more broken swaps contracts. "This is an unfortunate wake-up call for anyone still asleep...» Read More
Oct 11- Petrobakken Energy Ltd:. *Haywood cuts Petrobakken Energy Ltd price target by C $1 to C $18. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
--Health care information, services, and technology provider IMS Health Inc. is issuing an additional $1.25 billion of debt to fund a sponsor dividend of about $1.2 billion.
SALT LAKE CITY-- Utah's September foreclosure rate remains the 16th highest in the nation for a second month. Data released Thursday by RealtyTrac Inc. shows that one in every 903 Utah housing units saw a foreclosure filing in September. Florida, California, Illinois, Arizona and Nevada had the highest foreclosure rates in the nation in August.
By Chris Vellacott and Sinead Cruise. LONDON, Oct 11- BAE Systems moved to patch up damaged relations with its investors on Thursday, promising imminent meetings to discuss its strategy after the failure of its attempted merger with EADS, shareholders told Reuters.
Oct 11- GASFRAC Energy Services Inc:. *Haywood Securities cuts GASFRAC Energy Services Inc price target to. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Yongda Huang Harris, 28, was taken into custody at Los Angeles International Airport last week during a stopover on a trip from Japan, when U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers noticed he was wearing the bulletproof vest under his trench coat, along with flame-retardant pants and knee pads.
By Jason Hovet and Dagmara Leszkowicz. PRAGUE/ WARSAW, Oct 11- Polish 5- year bonds hit record lows on Thursday on expectations the country's central bank will soon cut borrowing costs, while the Czech crown recouped early losses tracking a stronger euro.
By Chris Vellacott and Sinead Cruise. LONDON, Oct 11- BAE Systems moved to patch up damaged relations with its investors on Thursday, promising imminent meetings to discuss its strategy after the failure of its attempted merger with EADS, shareholders told Reuters on Thursday.
Oct 11- Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd. ,on Wednesday sold $2.5 billion of senior unsecured bonds in two parts in the 144 a private placement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. Mizuho, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan were the joint active bookrunning managers for the sale.
By Andrea Johnson and Danielle Robinson. Oct 11- Norddeutsche Landesbank-Girozentrale became the first German issuer to tap the US covered bond market since 2006 on Wednesday when it priced a $1 bn three-year deal at 50 bp over mid-swaps.
BEREA, Ohio-- With as much purpose as any tackle he's ever made, Scott Fujita delivered a shot to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Angered by Goodell's handling of the New Orleans Saints' bounties scandal, Fujita accused the commissioner of misusing his power, questioned his record on player safety, and the Browns linebacker vowed to keep fighting to clear his name.
on Wednesday sold $550 million of senior subordinated notes in the 144 a private placement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service. The size of the deal was increased from the originally planned $500 million. UBS, Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
Pennsylvania's public employee pension system said Wednesday it will revoke Jerry Sandusky's $59,000 annual pension in the wake of his conviction and sentence in the child sexual abuse scandal.
Oct 11- Shutterstock Inc soared as much as 32 percent in its market debut, a day after the online stock photography provider priced its shares above its expected range. Shutterstock shares were up 30 percent at $22.11 on the New York Stock Exchange in morning trade, valuing the company at more than $700 million.
Korn/Ferry said it had taken steps to contain the impact of the breach and was investigating the source of the attack. Reuters reported last month that Iranian hackers had repeatedly attacked Bank of America Corp, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc over the past year as part of a broad cyber campaign.
NEW YORK, Oct 11- Front-month U.S. natural gas futures shot to a new high for the year early on Thursday after a government report showed a weekly inventory build well below market expectations. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said domestic gas inventories rose last week by 72 billion cubic feet to 3.725 trillion cubic feet.
*MKM Partners cuts Amarin price target to $15 from $21.50; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
PORT LOUIS, Oct 11- Courts, the largest consumer electronics and furniture retailer in Mauritius, plans to open its first mainland Africa store in Kenya by the end of next month, it said on Thursday.