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Riviste al ribasso le aspettative di crescita mondiale sia da parte dell'OCSE sia da parte di Moody's

Questa mattina sono state pubblicate le nuove previsioni dell'Ocse sulla crescita economica nel mondo. Puntualmente sono state riviste al ribasso sia a livello mondiale (-0,3%) sia per l'area euro (-0,4%). Molto marcata la revisione al ribasso rispet...
by The Best Trader on Feb 18, 2016

SP Intel Report- November 11, 2015

Chicagoland Moody’s Predicts Chicago’s Unfunded Pension Liabilities Could Grow For At Least Another Decade Regrettably, the City of Chicago’s pension crisis is far from being resolved. From a press release out of Moody’s Global Credit Researc...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 12, 2015

SP Intel Report- October 26, 2015

Welcome to the inaugural post of the “SP Intel Report.” On October 15 I blogged big changes were coming to Survival And Prosperity starting October 19. I wrote: Each day will begin with an “SP Intel Report” (if it’s warranted), where I’ll...
by Survival And Prosperity on Oct 27, 2015

Headlines September 12, 2015

Nine weekly reversals show S&P 500 traders have no clue on FED.HP CEO Meg Whitman joins Surveymonkey board.99 top slots vacant in ministries, NITI Aayog & EC.Call drops: telecoms approach dot, TRAI for de-sealing towers.India inc's overseas i...

Headlines August 19, 2015

Vietnam Central Bank devalues Dong for third time this year.Phillip restricts trading of Noble group shares as shorts surge. AIG raises $500 million selling Aercap stock as it exits stake. Yen traders sense currency bottoming even as FED rate rise lo...

Crain’s Chicago Business: Pension Reform Ruling Could Cost Taxpayers Extra $200 Million A Year Through End Of Decade

In my Sunday post about Chicago’s pension reform legislation being ruled unconstitutional, I blogged: Chicagoans- let that last line from Dardick and Pearson sink in real good: “Taxpayers could eventually be on the hook for hundreds of millions o...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 28, 2015

Judge Rules Chicago’s Pension Reform Legislation Unconstitutional

Here’s the latest on Chicago’s public pension crisis. Hal Dardick and Rick Pearson reported on the Chicago Tribune website last night: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration said it will appeal a Cook County judge’s decision Friday that...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 26, 2015

Moody’s Affirms Alexandria’s Bond Ratings

Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aaa rating to the City of Alexandria's (VA) $23.2 million General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds. Details...
by Red Brick Town on Jul 13, 2015

Chicago Tribune: ‘Chicagoans Should Consider A Modest Property Tax Increase Inevitable’

Coming on the heels of last Thursday’s post and an earlier one about Chicago-area property/other taxes was an article by Chicago Tribune business columnist Melissa Harris entitled “Chicago isn’t Detroit- and it’s not going bankrupt.” In the...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 21, 2015

Moody’s Downgrades Cook County’s Credit Rating, Issues Negative Outlook

by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 17, 2015

Headlines May 29, 2015

Asian stocks pare may loss with Yen near 12-year low; Oil climbs.Morgan Stanley long-term debt rating lifted two steps by Moody’s.BOC Hong Kong said to narrow bids for $6.8 billion Nanyang Bank.FXCM’s Swiss Franc losses prompt call for tougher cu...

Chicago’s Credit Rating Lowered By Fitch Ratings, Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s

The three major U.S. credit rating agencies have downgraded the City of Chicago this past week. Last Tuesday, Moody’s announced on its website: Rating Action: Moody’s downgrades Chicago, IL to Ba1, affecting $8.9B of GO, sales, and motor fuel...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 17, 2015

Credit Rating Agency Moody’s Changes Monsanto’s Investor Rating to “Negative”

Approximately $8 billion in debt securities are affecting a popular investor’s service decision about one of biotech’s biggest. Investing credit rating company Moody’s has affirmed that «Monsanto’s new rating is being downgraded from ‘n...
by N3WS on May 11, 2015

Chicago Warned By Moody’s About Pension Liabilities

In early April, Standard & Poor’s warned the City of Chicago: If the city doesn’t find structural solutions, a downgrade of more than one notch is possible. In our view, if the city fails to articulate and implement a plan by the end of 2015...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 3, 2015

Standard & Poor’s Warns Chicago ‘Downgrade Of More Than One Notch Is Possible’

Not too much talk about the following last week in the Chicago-area news. From Standard & Poor’s credit analyst Helen Samuelson over on S&P’s Global Credit Portal website on April 9: CHICAGO (Standard & Poor’s) April 9, 2015R...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 16, 2015

Chicago To Be Run By Emergency Financial Control Board Within 2 Years?

Last Wednesday, I reminded Survival And Prosperity readers (local ones in particular) that Chicago- upon reelecting Rahm Emanuel as Mayor- remains in serious financial trouble. From that post: As Rahm Emanuel enters his second term as Mayor of Chicag...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 12, 2015

Enflasyon, ekonomi ve Moody’s beklentileri…

Mart ayı enflasyon rakamları MB’nin ölçülü faiz indirimi yapmasına engel değil. İhracatta ise dış pazarlardaki durgunluk ve jeopolitik riskler nedeniyle durum parlak değil. Ancak Moody’s’in Türkiye’nin notunda değişiklik yapmas...

Headlines April 09, 2015

Kaisa says restrictions lifted on majority of Shenzhen projects.India’s rating outlook raised by Moody’s on economic prospects.Japan stocks rise a third day after Fed minutes show rate split.Prosper’s valuation leaps to $1.87 billion on latest...

Moody’s Downgrades Chicago’s Credit Rating Yet Again, Issues Negative Outlook

Chicago’s financial health is still pretty bleak in 2015. Almost one year ago to this day, I blogged about bond credit rating giant Moody’s Investor Service downgrading the City of Chicago’s general obligation (GO) and sales tax ratings to Baa1...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 1, 2015

Illinois Named Worst-Run State In America In 2014

“‘We don’t have the time to mess around. We are in deep, deep trouble financially,’ [Illinois Governor-elect Bruce] Rauner told a meeting of the Illinois Farm Bureau at a downtown Chicago hotel. ‘The next 24 months are going to be rough...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 9, 2014


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