Moodys, S&P: 3d Quarter Saw More Upgrades Than Downgrades

Johnson, Matthew
October 2004
Bond Buyer;10/15/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31990, p6
Trade Publication
Reports that rating upgrades outpaced downgrades during the third quarter of 2004, reflecting steadier times with California and a number of local issuers in Minnesota receiving boosts but New Jersey still facing credit woes, according to reports by Standard and Poor's and Moody's Investors Service. Details of the high-profile decisions made by the rating agencies; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on credit ratings and public finance.


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