TITLE

PULLED APART

AUTHOR(S)
Chesler, Caren
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;8/2/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 31, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the influence of reputation-related incentives on the valuation of corporate credit quality by rating agencies in the U.S. Decline of corporate treasurers and investors' confidence in the credibility of rating agencies; Decision making based on financial conditions in the asset-backed deals; Evidence of the reluctance of the rating agencies to downgrade business clients.
ACCESSION #
13999673

 

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