TITLE

U.S. Banks Falling Short of AAA Requirements, According to S&P

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Susanne
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/20/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31766, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the reason of Standard & Poor's Corp. for not assigning an AAA rating to commercial banks in the U.S. Inconsistency on the operating performance of commercial banks; Lack of geographic diversity among banks; Failure of the banks to maintain above-average capitalization.
ACCESSION #
11519494

 

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