Posts tagged ‘downgrades’

Russia Credit Rating Downgrades: FM Lavrov says west wants ‘blood and more sanctions’

Russia’s credit rating has been reduced to ‘junk’ status by American firm Standard & Poor’s. The move has sparked anger in Moscow, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in combative…

In Moody's US college credit ratings, downgrades far outnumber upgrades

In Moody's US college credit ratings, downgrades far outnumber upgrades
Howard University's credit rating by Moody's Investors Service fell this month for the second time in the past year, largely because of concerns about money troubles at its hospital. But the historically black university in Northwest Washington has …
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Tampa utilities get stellar credit rating
TAMPA — Tampa's water and sewer departments got their credit rating bumped to the highest offered by Fitch, one of the three firms that evaluate companies and governments on their creditworthiness. Fitch gave Tampa's biggest utilities a rating of “AAA.
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Fitch raises bond rating for Tampa, but .4 million shortfall looms
The boost from "AA+"' to "AAA" is the second since 2011. A higher rating allows the city to hold down costs by borrowing money at lower interest rates. Mayor Bob Buckhorn welcomed the upgrade, saying economic stability at City Hall helps the local …
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