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A Depressed Construction Market And Sluggish Consumer Demand Pose Risks To The Three Most Stressed Sectors, Article Says Oct 11
Standard & Poors, October 2011
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Oct. 7, 2011--Standard & Poor's Global Fixed Income Research has published its latest "Stress In Corporate America" report, in which we use three of our research publications--weakest links, potential bond downgrades, and the distressed report--to identify and spotlight U.S. sectors we believe are currently subject to the highest levels of credit stress. In light of sluggish consumer demand, a depressed construction market, and continued uncertainty about economic and credit market conditions, the media and entertainment, consumer products, and forest products/building materials sectors were, in our opinion, the most troubled sectors as of Sept. 29, 2011, according to the article published today, titled "Stress In Corporate America: The Slowing Economy Poses Risks To Recovery For The...
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