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Usefulness of Credit Ratings

Started Jul 5, 2011 0 Replies

In light of Dodd-Frank and recent market conditions, how useful are credit ratings to insitutional and/or retail investors? Is there value in having ratings from all three rating agencies?

How Would a Downgrade of the U.S.'s Debt Impact Defeased Muni Bonds?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rockfleet Financial Services Inc Jul 4, 2011. 1 Reply

Approximately $457 billion of municipal securities have been prerefunded or are currently pending refunding, according to Bloomberg data (this includes the accreted maturity value of zero coupon…Continue

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Friday’s Jobs Report in Pictures

The CBPP presents the jobs report data as compared with other post-recession periods, showing the dismal progress that has been made during the past two years. As compared with the recovery periods beginning November 1982, March 1991, and November 2001, the recovery period that began in June 2009 is suffering from:* significantly higher unemployment rates* negative job losses* continued depressed employment to population ratio* record levels of long-term unemployment as a percentage of total…See More
Sep 3, 2011
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International Reaction to US Long-Term Debt Downgrade

Bloomberg reports Russia, France, Japan, S Korea likely to retain Treasury holdings and expressed confidence in U.S. economy. http://t.co/abSs9EpSee More
Aug 7, 2011
Catherine Corrigan posted a discussion

Usefulness of Credit Ratings

In light of Dodd-Frank and recent market conditions, how useful are credit ratings to insitutional and/or retail investors? Is there value in having ratings from all three rating agencies?
Jul 5, 2011
Rockfleet Financial Services Inc replied to Catherine Corrigan's discussion How Would a Downgrade of the U.S.'s Debt Impact Defeased Muni Bonds?
"Moody's Special Comment "Implications of a U.S. Rating Action for other Aaa Issuers" notes that the ratings on pre-refunded municipal bonds that are defeased and secured by escrows funded with U.S. Treasuries or other directly…"
Jul 4, 2011
Catherine Corrigan posted a discussion

How Would a Downgrade of the U.S.'s Debt Impact Defeased Muni Bonds?

Approximately $457 billion of municipal securities have been prerefunded or are currently pending refunding, according to Bloomberg data (this includes the accreted maturity value of zero coupon bonds). Bonds are defeased by collateralizing the debt with a portfolio government securities (such as direct obligations of the U.S. government, obligations guaranteed by the U.S. government, or securities backed by U.S. government obligations as collateral) that are essentially risk-free (meaning…See More
Jun 17, 2011

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Friday’s Jobs Report in Pictures

Posted on September 3, 2011 at 10:49am 0 Comments

The CBPP presents the jobs report data as compared with other post-recession periods, showing the dismal progress that has been made during the past two years. As compared with the recovery periods beginning November 1982, March 1991, and November 2001, the recovery period that began in June 2009 is suffering from:

* significantly higher unemployment rates

* negative job losses

* continued depressed employment to population ratio

* record levels of long-term…

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International Reaction to US Long-Term Debt Downgrade

Posted on August 7, 2011 at 9:04pm 0 Comments

Bloomberg reports Russia, France, Japan, S Korea likely to retain Treasury holdings and expressed confidence in U.S. economy.

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