Chicago Credit Boost?

Shields, Yvette
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/12/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32048, p31
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the report released by Merrill Lynch & Co., according to which, the privatization of the Chicago Skyway toll road in Chicago, Illinois has made the city's general obligation credit an upgrade candidate. Fitch Ratings Inc. rates Chicago's US$5 billion of general obligations AA-minus, Moody's Investors Service Inc. rates them A1 with a negative outlook, and Standard & Poor's Corp. rates them A-plus.


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