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Corporate Cash Growth Slows to 1%
The rate of growth in nonfinancial companies' cash balances is finally slowing, according to numbers from Moody's.
Credit Suisse Gets Fed Warning About Leveraged Loans
The bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans may not be in compliance with regulatory guidance issued just last year.
Moody’s Spotlights Risky Leveraged Lending
Covenant protections on highly leveraged loans continue to weaken, meaning lenders will be vulnerable if a borrower experiences financial distress.
SEC Spells Out How Rating Agencies Must Reveal Conflicts of Interest
New rule requires rating agencies to promptly gauge whether a company's current rating must be revised to eliminate a conflict of interest.
Industrial Sectors Will Buoy the Global Economy: Moody’s
Moody’s reports the best outlook for nonfinancial companies since the end of the financial crisis, but says consumer-driven sectors have lost momentum.
Ratings Agencies: Credit Where Credit’s Due
The ratings industry has bounced back from the financial crisis.
As Hedge Funds Meddle, Corporate Bond Risk Rises
Activist hedge funds agitating for shareholder-friendly actions by companies are increasing the chances of "credit-negative" events, says Moody's.
European Banks Face Libor Liabilities
Different accounting rules could mean a quicker, bigger hit on their balance sheets.