credit rating


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an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments

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Donaldson said that even if the credit rating industry does adopt such a framework, it would not give the commission the same authority that actual legislative authority could.
The outlook is a prediction of how the city's credit rating may change in the future, although the city's current bond rating has remained unchanged.
The preferred shares of companies with stellar AAA credit ratings are yielding about 7.
Most importantly, the downgrade of our credit rating left the company a damaged ally in the energy procurement arena, an arena we must soon re-enter as we plan for the impending loss of our low-cost Hydro-Quebec and Vermont Yankee contracts," Young said.
In addition, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ([section]702b) requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to review the functioning of the credit rating agencies and the entire process of awarding the nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) designation, now held by four organizations: Moody's Investors Services, Standard & Poor's, Fitch Ratings Ltd.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings affirms the bond fund volatility ratings and affirms the bond fund credit ratings of three of the Dow Jones CDX.
The 2003 version of Business Credit Ratings Pro includes new, valuable contact information and demographic data about each business.
This new venture reflects our continued commitment to build the premier network of foreign-based credit rating operations," said Daniel J.
In addition, the report provides summaries of recent energy sector credit rating actions and comparative credit statistics.
Maffei, Executive Vice President of Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co.
Credit rating is in focus because of high profile credit problems and the New Basel - II Proposals.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities and Exchange Commission today declared effective the common stock of Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- Duff & Phelps Corporation said today that the previously announced spin-off of its credit rating company will be effective October 31, 1994.
The financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of "a-" for National Farmers Union Property and Casualty Company and United Security Insurance Company were affirmed with stable rating outlooks as a result of the acquisition.
The opening of the new office in Colombia marks the continued expansion of Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co.