TITLE

S&P Starts Assigning Management Assessments to GO, Appropriation Bonds

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, Jacob
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/29/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32413, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the new rating system of Standard & Poor's Corp. for general obligation (GO) and appropriation bonds. The agency's U.S. public finance ratings groups has begun assigning formalized financial management assessments on GO and appropriation debts. Under the new system, issuers will receive an overall management assessment of either strong, good, standard or vulnerable.
ACCESSION #
22510109

 

Related Articles

  • San Diego's Debt Ratings Suspended. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;9/21/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31973, p1 

    Reports on the suspension of San Diego's debt by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in California. Reason of the suspension; Impact of the suspension on general fund-backed lease underlying ratings; Failure of the agency to provide the amount of debt affected by the suspension.

  • Good News Is No News? The Impact of Credit Rating Changes on the Pricing of Asset-Backed Securities. Ammer, John; Clinton, Nathanael // Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's International Fin;2004, p1 

    We assess the impact of credit ratings on the pricing of structured financial products, using a sample of more than 1300 changes in Moody's or Standard and Poor's (S&P) ratings of U.S. asset-backed securities (ABS). We find that rating downgrades tend to be accompanied by negative returns and...

  • S&P Drops Closed 2ds. Sinnock, Bonnie // National Mortgage News;5/5/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 31, p1 

    The article reports on the decision of the rating agency, Standard & Poor's Corp., to drop the rating process for closed-end, second-lien mortgages and related residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in the financial services industry in the U.S. The decision follows the market's...

  • MICHIGAN: Bay City Schools Stabilize. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;1/9/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 327821, p9 

    The article reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has revised its outlook to stable from negative for the Bay City School District after district management implemented new policies aimed at improving financial performance in Michigan. The rating agency also confirmed its A-minus underlying...

  • CareGroup Positive. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;8/8/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32191, p33 

    Reports on the revision of the outlook of Standard & Poor's Corp. to the bond of CareGroup Inc. in the U.S. Role of the success of the company in the move of the rating agency to revise the rating; Observation of the agency of the evolution of the company's operating philosophy.

  • San Marcos Upgrade. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;1/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32298, p31 

    The article reports on the upgrade of the rating assigned on the bonds issued by the San Marcos, California Public Facilities Authority by Standard & Poor's Corp. Factors that contributed to the rating agency's move to revise the rating include the growth of the region's tax revenues and the...

  • CALIFORNIA: S&P Reinstates Cerritos' Rating. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;7/6/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32665, p9 

    The article reports on the move of Standard & Poor's Corp. to reinstate its ratings for two series of Cerritos Public Financing Authority bonds in California. The ratings are A-minus for the $93.66 million 2002A bonds and a BBB rating for its $18.33 million 2002B subordinate-lien tax allocation...

  • S&P Drops Some Jefferson County Sewer Warrants to D From CCC. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;4/3/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32849, p6 

    The article reports on the decline in the underlying rating assigned by Standard & Poor's Corp. to Jefferson County, Alabama's Series 2003B-2 through 2003B-7 sewer revenue refunding warrants to D from CCC. The rating was based on the failure of the county to make a principal payment on the...

  • Medical Debt Positive. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;2/9/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32316, p31 

    The article reports on the revision of the rating assigned to the bond issued by the Martin County Health Facilities Authority for Martin Memorial Medical Center by Standard & Poor's Corp. The rating was upgraded from positive to stable. The positive rating depicted the medical center's strong...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics