S&P Sees State Weaknesses Exposed In Uncertain, Post-Sept. 11 Market
- S&P Raises N.Y.C. GOs To A-Plus. O'Brien, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;5/18/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32135, p1
The article reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has upgraded New York City's general obligation bonds yesterday to A-plus from A ahead of institutional pricing today of 968 million dollar of city taxable and tax-exempt GO debt. The upgrade affects more than 32 billion dollar of outstanding GO...
- S&P chronicles post 9-11 energy sector damage. // Electric Light & Power;Oct2002, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p16
Cites a report by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on the consequences of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on electric power sector in the U.S. Impact of the attacks on credit quality in the utilities; Implications for the industrial sector.
- They Kept Their Faith. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;9/11/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31468, p1
Reports the effects of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the creditworthiness of the bond issuers in New York City. Avoidance of credit rating downgrade; Appreciation of the finance team; Optimism of the investor on economic recovery. INSET: 9/11 ï¿½ One Year Later..
- TRADE INSURANCE FOR TOUGH TIMES. McCrary, Ernest S. // Global Finance;Dec2001, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p15
Describes the business functions of Coface in New York State after the terrorist attacks in September 2001. Assets of the company lost in the disaster; Factor that enables Coface to provide credit ratings on any company; Duration of short-term insurance provided by Coface to guarantee that the...
- State budgets teetering. // State Government News;Oct2001, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p6
Focuses on the status of state budgets across the United States following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Impact of the attack on the risk of economic recession; Delay of the Massachusetts budget.
- ENTERING A NEW ERA--TERROR. Carbajal Jr., Michael // Insurance Advocate;10/27/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 41, p16
Provides issues concerning the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States as of October 27, 2001. Safety and security measures observed at street and buildings; Trend among insurance companies; Electronic security systems installed by Aetna; Debate surrounding...
- Reporters Notebook: N.Y.C. Is Hot, National Economy Is Looking Less So. O'Brien, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/6/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32272, p6
The article discusses the insights of University professor Mitchell L. Moss regarding the efforts of New York City to rebound from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The economic turnaround is reflected in the city's credit rating which has reached a high mark, including real estate...
- Rating can boost clout of captives. Miller, Peta // Business Insurance;10/18/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 42, p37
The article presents the information that as captives struggle with a more difficult fronting environment, obtaining a credit rating could improve their bargaining power with potential fronting companies. The number of insurers willing to provide fronting services for multinational captives has...
- Staring at Bankruptcy, Delta Is Downgraded by Moody's. de Sue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;9/14/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32217, p36
Reports on the downgrade of Delta Air Lines Inc.'s credit ratings by Moody's Investors Service Corp. in the U.S. Probability of filing for bankruptcy protection by the airline; Total of the business losses since the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001; Contribution of rising fuel costs and...