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- S&P Revamps Criteria for Charter School Ratings. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;04/02/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31109, p56
Reports that Standard & Poor's has updated its credit rating criteria for bonds issued to finance charter schools in the United States. Intended purpose for the company's move; Comparison of the old and new credit rating criteria used by the company; Efforts of the agency in elevating the...
- Bolstered by strong economy, agencies raise more ratings. Polyak, Ilana // Bond Buyer;01/13/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30309, p1
Focuses on the report by investment agencies saying they raised more credit ratings of companies in the United States than they lowered for 1997. Ratio of upgrades to downgrades; Comment by Claire Cohen, vice chairman of state and sovereign credit ratings for with Fitch; Impact of the Asian...
- Sovereign credit ratings. Cantor, Richard; Packer, Frank // Current Issues in Economics & Finance;Jun95, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p1
Analyzes the relationship between sovereign ratings and market yields. Demand for sovereign credit ratings; Uses and types of sovereign ratings; Development of the sovereign ratings business; History of sovereign defaults; Agency disagreements over specific sovereign ratings; Dealing with...
- Scoring puts up higher numbers. Borowsky, Mark // U.S. Banker;Jan95, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p44
Discusses the implications of a rating system for consumer and small business loans. Removing the human factor from credit-granting decisions; Building a scorecard; Integrating the credit bureau and bank data through computers; Revenue scoring; Reasons for rejecting a loan.
- Fix-up loans securitized; Seven kinds of subprime. Timmons, Heather // American Banker;10/8/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 193, p10
Cites the push to standardize subprime credit ratings headed by Standard & Poor's Corp. Development of seven risk grades; Basis of the S&P rankings; Reason for introducing the standardized criteria; Inadequacy of the rules-based system. Issue of credit scoring; Importance of quality control;...
- The downgrading of America. HIGHTOWER, JIM // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;8/18/2011, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p17
The article reports on decline in the sovereign credit status of the U.S. from AAA to AA+.
- `You have a credit problem? No problem.' // Consumers' Research Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p7
Reports that the national credit bureaus have set up an electronic mail system to correct mistakes on consumers' credit reports faster. How to obtain a free copy of your credit report; The `Do-It-Yourself Credit Repair and Improvement Guide'; Other actions by credit bureaus.
- Credit grantors reap numerous returns from instantaneous credit evaluation services. Burgess Jr., Philip N. // Credit World;May/Jun95, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p10
Reports on the advantages presented by credit evaluation services to credit grantors. Delays and inconsistent decisioning in traditional credit processing; Use of automated decisioning and specialized database access in instantaneous credit evaluation services; Mobile credit analysis support.
- Fed: Low-income areas get good credit scores. Kulkosky, Ed // American Banker;8/28/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 165, p6
Reports on the results of a study by the Federal Reserve Board examining the usefulness of credit scoring in predicting loan performance. Comparison between the credit scores of people in low- and high-income neighborhoods; Definition of default.