Moody's: Upgrade Trend May Soon Reverse
- Moody's to Recalibrate Ratings on Taxable Munis, Swap Obligations. Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;2/18/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33064, p7
The article reports on the move of Moody's Investors Service Inc. to recalibrate its existing global scale ratings on taxable municipal bond issues and municipal issuers' obligations under swap transactions in a move that will result in lower ratings in some, but not all, cases in the U.S. It...
- Moody's Goes Negative on Omaha's Aaa Ahead of Sale. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;10/16/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32734, p3
The article reports on a bond rating given by the Moody's Investors Service Inc. to Omaha, Nebraska. The financial adviser revised its outlook to negative on almost all of its rated debts because, the city is progressively falling behind from other triple-A rated cities. Moody's negative outlook...
- Philadelphia School District is Hammered by New Moody's Methodology. Slavin, Robert // Bond Buyer;12/24/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34432, p1
The Philadelphia School District was downgraded five notches Tuesday night as a result of Moody's Investors Service adopting a new rating approach to Pennsylvania State Aid Intercept Program.
- Moody's Upgrades Glendale, Ariz. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;2/1/2016, Vol. 1 Issue 34452, p1
Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Glendale, Ariz.'s rating to A2 from A3, citing improvements in the city's "modest" financial position.
- New Boston Local SD, Ohio, Downgraded to Baa1 by Moody's. // Bond Buyer;8/3/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34353, p1
Moody's Investors Service said it has downgraded to Baa1 from A3 the underlying rating on New Boston Local School District, Ohio's outstanding general obligation unlimited tax debt.
- Hamden, Conn., Downgraded to Baa1 by Moody's. // Bond Buyer;2/10/2015, Vol. 1, p1
Moody's Investors Service said it has downgraded to Baa1 from A3 the rating on the town of Hamden, Conn.'s general obligation bonds, affecting approximately $145 million of outstanding debt.
- Chicago Suburb's School District Rating Junked. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;8/19/2015, p25
This article reports that on August 17, 2015, rating agency Moody's Investors Service stripped the limited-tax general obligation (GOLT) bonds of the Cook County Community School District 147 in Dixmoor, Illinois, of their investment grade rating. Topics discussed include the three-level drop to...
- Miami CRD Revs Raised to Baa1 by Moody's. // Bond Buyer;6/26/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32410, p2
The article reports that Moody's Investors Service Inc. has upgraded the rating on the Miami Community Redevelopment District's revenue bonds to Baa1 from Baa3 in Miami, Florida.
- MINNESOTA: Grand Rapids Drops a Notch. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/25/2009, Vol. 370 Issue 33223, p9
The article reports on the downgrade of Grand Rapids, Minnesota's bond to A2 rating by Moody's Investors Service Inc. in 2009. It notes that reasons behind the downgrade are a highly concentrated tax base and dependence on a local corporations. It indicates that the city issues 28.5 million of...