STANDARD & POOR'S REVISES OUTLOOK FOR TRAVELERS CORP.

STANDARD & POOR'S REVISES OUTLOOK FOR TRAVELERS CORP.

While affirming the "A"-plus senior debt rating of Travelers Corp., Standard and Poor's Corp. said its outlook for Travelers is now negative.

''The (debt) ratings reflect S&P's expectation that management will continue its dedication to strengthening the company's capital base, and the company's ability to attract new business in a number of different business segments, including property/casualty, individual life and annuities, and group health and life," S&P said.