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# Triple-A

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# tyson-esqe
Baseball dugout fight ends with player getting ear bitten off
We expected better from you, Albuquerque Isotopes.
# Election 2014
'We are the Triple A': New party says it will target Labour in local elections
The Anti-Austerity Alliance says it has 41 candidates to run in cities and towns across the country in May’s local elections.
# Markets
European stock markets waver after France loses AAA rating
European markets have all recorded modest gains, apparently in expectation of a deal to lend Greece the cash it needs.
# Eurobonds
Germany leading plans for six-country 'elite bonds' - report
A report in the ‘Welt on Sonntag’ newspaper says six AAA-rated countries are contemplating plans for common bonds.
# Fitch
Fitch: We're not going to remove the US's AAA rating
Fitch and Moody’s say they’ll be letting Standard & Poor’s go on a solo run – with two of the three agencies refusing to downgrade.
# Insider Trading
US markets watchdog investigating alleged insider trading at S&P
The Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly asking Standard & Poor’s to account for anyone who knew about the US downgrade.