RatingAgency.com is the first blog and podcast covering the people and activities of the credit rating agencies. We'll be keeping track of personnel moves, criteria changes, and profiling the most powerful unknown players on Wall Street -- the bond analysts who move the capital markets.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Sunday, February 27, 2011
NYTimes: A Corporate Sleuth Tries the Credit Rating Field
From The New York Times:
A Corporate Sleuth Tries the Credit Rating Field
Jules Kroll, known for corporate detective work, wants to shake up a business tarnished by the financial crisis.
Monday, February 21, 2011
Financial Times: Moody's forecasts 'distress' for US muni markets
Moody's forecasts 'distress' for US muni markets
By Aline van Duyn in New York
'There may be additional defaults in the municipal sector. There certainly is going to be distress'
Read the full article at: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/01c136f6-3d2d-11e0-bbff-00144feabdc0.html (subscription may be required).
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
This could be interesting. I wonder if the top rating will be a triple-K. Hmm, guess that might not work, on a whole bunch of levels.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Bond Sale? Don't Quote Us, Say Credit Firms - WSJ.com
Friday, May 28, 2010
Buried in Credit Agencies Under Fire at Conference - Finance Career Management, Finance Career News - fins.com, which covers extensively the lambasting that the agencies took again this year at the Ira Sohn Research Conference, is a warning from Steve Eisman of FrontPoint Financial Services Fund about a pending collapse in the financial instruments funding the commercial education companies. His preso is called "Subprime Goes to College." (Hat tip to the MarketFolly blog for summarizing the presentations, which don't seem to be available online yet.)
Monday, May 24, 2010