- Southeast: Plain/Insured GO Yield Curves for Sept. 2, 2003. // Bond Buyer;9/4/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31712, p35
Presents information on the credit ratings of various states in the U.S. as of September 2003. Assessment of short, medium and long range credit outlook of the states; Information on rating agencies involved.
- Resolving the deadlock over credit ratings. Stocker, Michael W.; Lindsley, Lisa // Pensions & Investments;4/4/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p12
In this article the author presents his views on a rejection by the nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSRO) in the U.S. for giving the ratings required for new asset-backed securities offerings
- The Rating Agency Paradox. Partnoy, Frank // Treasury & Risk Management;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p52
Argues that credit scores given by U.S. credit rating agencies fail to be informative despite their market influence. Description of how ratings can have market value, but little informational value; U.S. regulators' enactment of rules that depend on credit ratings; Rating agencies' exemption...
- MONEY TALK. Betbeze, Philip // HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p54
The article focuses on the credit ratings of some hospitals in the U.S. Moody's Investors Service upped the rating of Princeton, West Virginia-based Princeton Community Hospital to B2. Standard & Poor's downgraded the rating of Sharon, Pennsylvania-based Sharon Regional Health System to BBB+...
- Make sense of credit-rating blues. Suderman, Arlan // Wallaces Farmer;Sep2011, Vol. 136 Issue 9, p177
The article presents information on the impacts of drop off in coveted AAA rating of the U.S. that represents the threat of a U.S. credit default by the Credit rating agencies.
- More healthcare credits rated AA. Pallarito, Karen // Journal of Mental Health Counseling;11/03/97, Vol. 27 Issue 44, p40
Reports on the increase in number of multihospital and vertically integrated systems in the United States that have been given credit ratings of `AA' by Standard & Poor. Difference between stand-alone hospitals and multihospital systems in financial profiles.
- Comparative performance of hospitals based on credit ratings. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);May2015, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p112
The article compares the highest-and lowest-rated hospitals based on credit ratings in the U.S. from fiscal year 2011 to 2014. The median operating indicators include debt service coverage, operating margin percentage and average payment period. It also suggests that hospitals can meet financial...
- Ratings firms see fewer downgrades. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;01/29/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p17
Reports on the prediction of Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's regarding the credit ratings of not-for-profit hospitals in the United States by the end of 2001. Moody's outlook for the for-profit hospital sector; Downgrades in the not-for-profit sector in 2000.
- Nash Health Care Systems, N.C., Downgraded to A-Minus by S&P. // Bondbuyer.com;2/4/2015, p23
The article reports on the lower credit ratings given by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Rating Services on the 2012 bond series of the health company Nash Health Care Systems in the U.S. The topics discussed include the downgrading of Nash's bonds from A to A-, the attributing factors...