November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/11/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31510, p2
Trade Publication
Presents news brief related to the U.S. bond market as of November 2002. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Don Siegelman's call for recounting of votes in the elections for governorship in Alabama; Lawsuit filed against Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Steve Henry; Revision of the state revolving fund and other criteria by ratings company Standard & Poor's Corp.


Related Articles

  • CALIFORNIA: S&P Boosts Stanislaus COPs. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;1/26/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32555, p9 

    The article reports on the upgrade of Stanislaus County, California's certificates of participation (COP) to A-plus from A, by Standard & Poor's Corp. in conjunction with a planned $42.7 million COP refunding. For Fiscal 2005 and 2006, the county's general fund posted surpluses of $23 million...

  • Uptick in S&P rating of bank loans hints crossovers are on rise. Ben-Amos, Omri // American Banker;12/13/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 238, p17 

    Reports on the flourishing bank loan rating of Standard & Poor's providing fresh evidence that the bond and loan markets are converging. Evaluation of bank loans since July 1, 1996; Efforts by commercial banks and their corporate customers to cater to the growing number of institutional...

  • Standard & Poor's Downgrades D.C. Apartment Complex to BB. Schroeder, Peter // Bond Buyer;7/31/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32682, p4 

    The article reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has downgraded to BB from A on $200,000 of multifamily housing revenue bonds used to finance renovation of two District of Columbia apartment complexes. According to the rating agency, the bonds could default if federal payments fall through. The...

  • S&P Revises Monroe County, N.Y., Outlook to Negative. Phillips, Ted // Bond Buyer;7/9/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32666, p6 

    The article reports on the plan of Monroe County, New York, to sell its $75.9 million tax-exempt general obligation bond on July 11, 2007. The plan is duly supported by Standard & Poor, which reportedly assigned a BBB-plus rating with negative outlook to the bonds. If succeeded, the proceeds...

  • S&P Warns of Poor Credit Quality. Iyer, Savita // Bank Loan Report;10/09/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 40, p1 

    Deals with the statement issued by Standard and Poor's on the deterioration of credit quality in the United States and international bond markets. Status of the industrial credit ratio; Industries most affected by the deterioration of credit quality; Investment upgrades and downgrades in the...

  • Standard & Poor's to offer its credit ratings electronically. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;01/07/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30305, p32 

    Reports on Standard & Poor's Corp.'s launching of a direct electronic link to its municipal credit ratings database in the United States. Subscription to the service; Features of the database; Similarity of the service to Moody's Investors Service's product.

  • Blue List's indicator value Wanes as funds begin listing holdings. Ryst, Sonja // Bond Buyer;10/20/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30751, p1 

    Reports that Standard & Poor's Corp.'s daily list of dealer offerings may be losing value as a barometer of market inventories in the United States. Effects of liquidity on the municipal bond market; Market participants' concerns when the Blue List exceeds 1.5 billion dollars.

  • Market To 2008: What The @#%$! M. S.; R. K. // Bank Loan Report;12/15/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 48, p1 

    The article presents an economic forecast for high yield bond default rate in the U.S. Standard & Poor's Corp. expects the high yield bond default rate to increase to a mean forecast of 7.6% through October of 2009. Moreover, its optimistic scenario forecasts a mean default rate of 6.1% and its...

  • Mixed bag of treats: CDO upgrades spike but downgrades. C. M. O. // Private Placement Letter;11/1/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p3 

    The article presents information about related to collateralized debt obligations (CDO). Analysts at Standard & Poor Corp. found that the largest increase in CDO upgrades since 2002 occurred last quarter of 2004, but a sizeable level of downgrade activity tempered the news. However, the third...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics