Moody's: Largest Cities Doing Better Since 2000
- West Fargo, N.D.'s Rising Debt Load Prompts Downgrade. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;12/1/2015, p12
The article reports on the downgrade rating to A1 level of the general obligation and sales tax revenue credits of West Fargo, North Dakota by Moody's Investors Service, citing the city's growing debt load as the reason for the downgrade.
- Rating Changes. Kreps, Matthew // Bond Buyer;03/20/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30852, p26
Reports on changes in ratings of municipal bonds in the United States as of March 20, 2000. Includes names of states; Bond issuers; Ratings.
- Rating Changes. Kreps, Matthew // Bond Buyer;04/07/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30866, p31
Presents information on changes in municipal bond ratings in the United States as of April 7, 2000. Includes names of issuers; Details of bond issues.
- Municipal Prices Up 3/8-1/2 Point; $510 Million of Seattle Ports Priced. Monsarrat, Sean; Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;10/4/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31237, p2
Reports the increase in the municipal bond prices in the United States. Prices of bonds of the Port of Seattle and other investors; Proposal of an economic federal support by President George W. Bush; Increase in the National Association of Purchasing Managers services index; Insurance of bonds...
- Life in the city. Glazer, Nathan // New Republic;8/19/96, Vol. 215 Issue 8/9, p37
Discusses the issue of urban crisis in the U.S. as of August 1996. Concept of urban crisis; Role played by the U.S. federal government in the economic decline of U.S. cities during the 1960s and 1970s; Measures taken by some cities to address the urban crisis issue.
- A New Brand Of Tech Cities. Rogers, Adam; Breslau, Karen; Kotok, C. David; Figueroa, Ana; Pierce, Ellise; Burger, Frederick; Raymond, Joan; Tolme, Paul; Reno, Jamie // Newsweek;4/30/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 18, p44
Discusses ten cities or areas in the United States that have built their economies on high-technology industries. Data on venture capital, population, tech jobs, people online, high-tech firms, and key industries; Oakland, California; Omaha, Nebraska; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Dallas, Texas; Huntsville,...
- What Makes Cities Grow? // Wilson Quarterly;Spring2004, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p85
Comments on an article about the role of the creative class in a city's economic growth by Richard Florida in the January-February 2004 issue of "The Washington Monthly." Views of Florida on the U.S. economy; Criticism on the creative-oriented approach to economic growth; Factors that lead to...
- Pair of Maine Issuers Share Downgrades, Not Much Else. Stark, Jonna // Bond Buyer;12/28/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32539, p25
The article reports on the decision of Standard & Poor's to downgrade the ratings of a county and a town in Maine in December 2006. The rating agency downgraded York County's ratings from A-plus to A-minus. The town of Paris had a rating of BBB-plus from A-minus. The downgrades appear to be...
- Clover, S.C., Raised To Baa1 by Moody's. // Bond Buyer;5/26/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33120, p2
The article reports that Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the $430 general obligation bonds of the city of Clover in South Carolina. The company has raised the bonds' rating from Baa2 to Baa1 brought by the town's strong financial performance. In addition, the city experiences a decline in...