Moody's: Largest Cities Doing Better Since 2000

May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/6/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31878, p2
Trade Publication
Highlights the results of a report by Moody's Investors Service which revealed that the largest U.S. cities have generally survived the combined economic problems of the past years, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the stock market falloff, without significant damage to their balance sheets or debt levels. Upgrading of the credit ratings of 12 major cities; Cities whose credit ratings were downgraded, such as Cleveland, Dallas and Milwaukee.


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