Moodys Investors Service
Rating Agencies Cut Outlook on China’s Credit
'Economic and financial risks to the Chinese government's creditworthiness are gradually increasing,' says S&P.
Moody’s Questions Success of Negative Rates
The ratings agency says the 'ultra-loose monetary policy' in Sweden 'risks leading to an (ultimately unsustainable) asset bubble.'
Junk Bond Defaults Seen Rising Again in 2016
The credit ratings agency forecast that the junk default rate will be 4% this year, up from 3.5% in 2015.
Moody’s Downgrades Brazil’s Debt to Junk
The downgrade brings Moody's in line with other rating agencies concerned about Brazil's creditworthiness amid its worst recession in decades.
Judge Tosses Ex-Moody’s Exec’s Suit Over Ratings
The whistleblower suit alleged Moody's issued false credit ratings on complex securities, costing the U.S. government billions.
Liquidity Woes Hit Non-Energy Junk Bond Issuers
Moody's Investors Service said its Liquidity Stress Index (LSI) jumped to 7.9% in January from 6.8% in December 2015.
Sports Authority Working on Deal With Lenders
Moody's says there is a "high probability" the retailer could default after missing a key $20 million interest payment last week.
DuPont Layoffs Dent Delaware’s Credit Outlook
Moody's says the job cuts will reduce DuPont's Delaware workforce by a “significant” 24% and are a credit negative for the Wilmington area.
Corporate Ratings Outlook Worst Since Crisis
There were three times as many debt-issuing companies on negative credit watch as on positive at the end of 2015, S&P says.
Moody’s Sees Credit Default Rate Rising to 3.4%
Facing "staggering adverse conditions," the commodity sector will account for a disproportionate share of the growth in defaults.
Moody’s Says Cyber Risk Relevant to Ratings
The ratings agency would likely examine the duration and severity of a cyber attack to determine its credit impact.