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Overhaul iffy for credit-rating agencies
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Tweet. WASHINGTON — Three years after Congress told federal regulators to consider changing the way credit rating agencies are paid, the industry appears poised to dodge a major overhaul.
Time to act on credit ratings agencies - InvestmentNews
Dodd-Frank required the agency to analyze the current credit ratings process, examine the conflicts of interest associated with issuer pay and subscriber pay models (the two main models used on Wall Street today to pay for credit ratings), take a look ...
Protect yourself from ID theft: Review records, credit-ratings agencies ...
Check your financial statements. Review balances and activity for bank and government-assistance accounts and credit card statements for unusual activity. Contact the bank and state agency managing the accounts, and explain that your account ...
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Credit Rating Agencies Upgrade Lambert Bond Ratings
LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The city of St. Louis announced Friday that Moody's Investors Services and Standard & Poor's both raised their ratings on Lambert-St. Louis International Airport debt in anticipation of next month's refunding bond sale. The Moody's ...
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Fitch ratings agency cuts Slovenia's sovereign credit grade on economy ...
LONDON – Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded Slovenia's credit grade by one notch, citing a weak economic outlook and a frail banking system. It cut the government bond rating to BBB+ from A-, which is still investment grade. It left a negative outlook ...
Fitch downgrades Slovenia on poor outlookBusiness Recorder (blog)
BofA's Ratings Affirmed by Fitch - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ.comNASDAQ
Slovenian credit rating cut as economic prospects sourTaipei Times
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Sen. Franken Pushing to Reform Credit Rating Agencies
Washington, DC (NNCNOW.com) --- Lawmakers on Capitol Hill, including U-S Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, are working to ensure that the financial meltdown of 2008 never happens again. Senator Franken is pushing to reform Wall Street credit rating, ...
SEC must ride herd on credit rating agencies
(CNN) -- Earlier this year, the Justice Department filed a $5 billion lawsuit against Standard & Poor's -- one of the nation's Big Three credit rating agencies, which also include Moody's and Fitch. The lawsuit accuses S&P of knowingly giving AAA ...
Burbank, Glendale Receive AAA Credit RatingsSan Fernando Valley Business Journal
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Credit rating agency didn't like what it saw in Detroit emergency manager's report
DETROIT, MI -- Investors have have been scrambling to figure out what the efforts of Detroit's emergency manager will mean for municipal bonds, and at least one credit rating agency did not like what it saw in Kevyn Orr's first report. Gov. Rick Snyder ...
Moody's: Detroit emergency manager plan puts bondholders at higher riskDetroit Free Press
DETROIT EM ORR'S REPORT ENVISIONS A NIGHTMARE FUTUREvoiceofdetroit
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Ratings agency warns of economic slowdown in Russia, calls for structural reform
The ratings agency's report adds to lengthening list of warnings for the Russian economy. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development forecasts just 1.8 percent growth while the country's own economic ministry predicts 2.4 percent growth.
Ratings firm warns of economic slowdown in RussiaEconomic Times
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Fitch upgrades Greece credit rating on financial progress
Ratings agency Fitch upgraded Greece's credit rating, citing progress in cutting its budget deficit and the risk of a eurozone exit receding. Fitch up-rated Greece by one notch from CCC to B-, which is still junk status. But Greece, seen by many last ...
Fitch upgrades Greek credit rating to B-RTE.ie
Greek yields fall sharply after Fitch upgradeFinancial Times
Fitch Upgrades Greece to 'B-'euronews
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