McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. provides benchmarks and ratings, analytics, data, and research services for the capital, commodities, and commercial markets worldwide. It operates through four segments: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P Ratings), S&P Capital IQ and SNL, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJ Indices), and Commodities & Commercial (C&C). The S&P Ratings segment provides credit ratings, research, and analytics to the investors, corporations, governments, municipalities, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, asset managers, and other debt issuers. The S&P Capital IQ and SNL segment offers digital and traditional financial research and analytical tools, cross-asset analytics, desktop services, and investment information. This segment provides S&P Capital IQ Desktop & Enterprise Solutions, which offer data, analytics, and third-party research; Global Risk Services that sell Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' credit ratings and related data, analytics, and research services; S&P Capital IQ Markets Intelligence, which provides markets intelligence, commentary and data, and equity research services; and SNL, which offers coverage of financial market data. It serves asset managers, investment banks, investors, brokers, financial advisors, insurance companies, and investment sponsors, as well as companies' back-office functions, including compliance, operations, risk, clearance, and settlement. The S&P DJ Indices segment offers index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors. The C&C segment provides information, data, analytic services, and pricing benchmarks for producers, traders, intermediaries in energy, metals, petrochemicals, and agriculture markets. The company was formerly known as The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and changed its name to McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. in May 2013. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in New York, New York.