Dow Jones Adds Ratings to Algo News

The vendor began beta testing the S&P ratings data with clients in the middle of December, and is now gathering feedback ahead of launching a production version in the coming weeks, says Alan Slomowitz, director of product development at Dow Jones Newswires.

The S&P ratings information covers all changes to short-term and long-term corporate credit ratings globally, as well as changes to rating outlooks, such as when a company is put on a watchlist to prepare for a possible upgrade or downgrade o