While the Greek finance minister says he has made a credible offer to creditors, 19 EU leaders will meet for discussions at "the highest political…
However, interest-rate pressure could 'impair the financial flexibility of buyers as acquisitions become more expensive,' says the ratings agency.
Over the past 50 years, credit by banks and other institutions to households and businesses has grown three times as fast as economic activity.
Two entrepreneurs ran an unregistered securities exchange that sold derivatives linked to the liquidity events and value of private companies.
A lot of sellers on the online crafts marketplace see financing as a big hurdle to growth.
Speculative-grade companies spent an amount equal to four times their discretionary cash flow on dividends and buybacks in 2014, says Moody's.
Tender offers for Avon Products, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Tower Group were designed to fraudulently drive up share prices.
Regardless of timing, higher U.S. policy interest rates could result in "a significant and abrupt rebalancing of international portfolios."
In the new IPO-lite offering, coming mid-June, companies can raise up to $50 million and provide existing shareholders some liquidity.