TITLE

S&P, Moody's Each Claim to Be Leader in Uninsured Ratings

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/28/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31708, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on various rating agencies involved in rating insured municipal bonds and deals in the U.S. Overview of the competition among rating agencies Standard & Poor's Corp., Moody's Investors Service Inc. and Fitch Ratings Inc.; Comparison of performance of rating agencies in the field of insured and uninsured bonds.
ACCESSION #
10708494

 

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