TITLE

Year's upgrades reflect good economy, issuers' discipline

AUTHOR(S)
Cintron, Ivan
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;01/19/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30560, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of the predominance of upgrades made by agencies in rating bonds from various sectors in the United States in 1998 for the third consecutive year. Reflection of the country's economic growth; Strength observed in the tax-backed sector; Concerns on the large number of declines seen in health care and housing bonds; Rating agencies' concern on the eventual impact of global turmoil.
ACCESSION #
1463207

 

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