(Reuters) - Detroit's bondholders face a heightened chance of default or bankruptcy by the city under a financial recovery plan released on Monday by a state-appointed emergency manager running the city, Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday.
Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday warned it could cut Lebanon’s government bond rating on potential spillover effects from Syria’s civil war, including suppressed growth and political instability. Moody’s affirmed Lebanon’s B1 government bond rating but changed the outlook to negative from stable. The lower outlook reflects the impact on Lebanon of the war in Syria, [...]
CBL Achieves an Investment Grade Rating from Moody's Investors Service CBL Received a Baa3 Rating With a Stable Outlook CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. ( NYS: CBL ), today announced that the Company...Show More Summary
Evening Headlin es Bloomb er g: Slovenian Credit Lowered to Junk by Moody’s as Bond Sale Delayed. Slovenia’s credit rating was cut to junk by Moody’s Investors Service, forcing the government to delay the sale of its first foreign bond this year to ease a financing crunch and avoid an international bailout. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Slowing graduate-school enrollments, including a 5 percent decline in applications from China for fall 2013, are hurting the revenues of many U.S. universities, Moody's Investors Service said on Friday.
(Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service said a hike in pension fees by the California Public Employees Retirement System will pressure other spending by local governments but will be a long-term credit positive for the state's bond issuers.
(Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday affirmed China's government's bond rating of Aa3 but cut the outlook to stable from positive, the second pessimistic revision by a foreign ratings agency this month.
We’ve been casting an envious eye on the growth of renewable energy in Europe, especially Germany, and here comes Moody’s Investors Service with a warning that the trend has been so strong that it’s threatening the credit quality of thermal generation companies. Show More Summary
International rating agency Moody's Investors Service has affirmed Russia's Baa1 government bond rating and stable outlook due to the country’s low government debt, a mostly balanced budget, very low debt-service costs and the increase in exchange-rate flexibility.
By Dividendinvestr: By Serkan Unal Based on Moody's Investor Services survey of 1,141 companies, U.S. non-financial companies held a record $1.45 trillion in cash at the end of last year. Swelling cash piles and healthy cash flow have enabled many companies to raise dividends at robust rates. Show More Summary
(LONDON) — Britain is on the verge of slipping back into recession, Moody’s Investor Service has slashed the country’s Triple A credit rating, and the opposition is baying for the government to loosen the fiscal reins. Even so, Treasury chief George Osborne is expected to cling to his message of austerity in delivering his budget Wednesday. Show More Summary
The debate over how America's largest companies use cash will pick up again. Moody's Investor Services released a study that forecasts how big the cash balances will be at some of these public corporations at the end of 2013. The kind of activism Apple Inc. Show More Summary
Corporate Cash Piles Up The debate over how America's largest companies use cash will pick up again. Moody's Investor Services released a study that forecasts how big the cash balances will be at some of these public corporations at the end of 2013. Show More Summary
Moody?s Investors Services noted in a report today that Apple's cash pile could reach $170 billion this year if the company doesn't change its policies regarding dividends and stock buybacks.
Investor services and credit rating agency Moody’s has some news for GOP governors hesitant to expand their state Medicaid programs under Obamacare: either hospitals in states refusing the expansion, or the states themselves, will feel pressure on their credit ratings due to higher uncompensated care costs and cash-strapped budgets. In a press release regarding a [...]
Couple of interesting stories: New York, March 13, 2013 -- Moody's Investors Service has downgraded to A3 from Aa3 the rating on the City of Chicago's (IL) $181 million of outstanding rated motor fuel tax debt. The outlook has been revised to negative. Show More Summary
Good news is headed the way of beer, wine, and spirits makers. Those past cost pressures are abating and trends are starting to look up as a report from Moody's Investors Service on Monday is signaling good news for the growth of the sector. Show More Summary
By Benzinga: By: The ETF Professor Last Friday, the U.K. became the latest country to lose the prestigious AAA credit rating when Moody's Investors Service downgraded the kingdom to Aa1, citing sluggish economic growth and a growing debt burden. Show More Summary
Weekend Headlines Bloomberg: U.K. Stripped of AAA Rating by Moody’s Amid Outlook Weakness. Britain lost its top credit rating by Moody’s Investors Service, which cited weakness in the nation’s growth outlook and challenges to the government’s fiscal consolidation program. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Moody’s Investor Service said the the outcome of the debt situation in the U.S. directly affects its credit rating, in an announcement published last Thursday. Specifically, Moody’s said that “further fiscal policy actions in coming months would be needed to ensure a decline in the debt ratios.” In addition, they said that “any [...]