Standard & Poor's

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Editor: Thomas Riggs
Date: 2015
From: Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History(Vol. 3. 2nd ed.)
Publisher: Gale, a Cengage Company
Document Type: Company overview; Brief article
Length: 231 words

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Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's (S&P) is the largest statistical service organization in the United States. It specializes in the securities field, which includes a range of corporate investments such as stocks, bonds, mortgages, and so on. S&P (a division of McGraw Hill Financial) was formed in 1941 by a merger between the Standard Statistics Company...

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"Standard & Poor's." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, edited by Thomas Riggs, 2nd ed., vol. 3, Gale, 2015, p. 1256. Accessed 19 Sept. 2020.

Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3611000855