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Detroit Free PressGeneral Motors CEO Dan Akerson expects the automaker to soon regain its investment-grade credit rating and rejoin the Standard & Poor's 500 about four years after being removed from the index. Akerson planned to say at the Notre Dame Mendoza College...
Burbank received a “AAA” credit rating this month from Standard & Poor’s, which cited the city’s “strong local economy and steady tax base growth.” City officials were pleased with the score, which is the highest...
The Columbus DispatchColumbus plans to seek voter approval of a bond package in the Nov. 5 election to pay for infrastructure improvements without raising taxes. City Auditor Hugh J. Dorrian said he estimates the city will ask voters to approve an $800 million bond package,...
The Columbus DispatchColumbus plans to refinance about $369 million in federally subsidized Build America Bonds, a decision that will stick bondholders with losses but save the city millions in interest and fees. The city plans to execute the buyback on May 29 and has...
The Bangkok PostCitibank Thailand will maintain its focus on consumer finance and wealth management even as its peers are looking to expand into wholesale banking. N. Rajashekaren, country business manager of Citi Thailand, said the bank's operating results are...
Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaThe Guidance Financial Group (GFG) has advised Al-Bayan Group Holding Company on the establishment of a 1.0 billion Malaysian ringgit sukuk program and on a first issuance of RM 200 million sukuk wakalah under the program. The issuance has been assigned...
The Kansas City StarMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon is out with a news release this morning reminding Missourians -- and maybe more specifically, lawmakers themselves -- that the state is maintaining its AAA credit rating. The reminder comes the morning after the GOP-led General...
Q: What is a "hard money" loan? A: Technically, it is a loan that is given in exchange for money, rather than to assist a consumer in buying a house. The latter would be called a "purchase money" mortgage. Hard-money lenders do not rely on the...
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Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila / Asia News NetworkMANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -- The Philippines' image before foreign creditors was again boosted Tuesday after the Japan Credit Rating Agency Ltd. (JCR) announced that it had raised its rating for the country by a notch from the minimum...
Allentown's recently approved water and sewer lease is "credit positive" for the city, according to a news release from Moody's Investors Service. A "credit positive" label indicates that the lease will have a positive financial impact on the city...
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila / Asia News NetworkMANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -- The Philippines has grabbed the spotlight amid a lacklustre global economy, with a think tank describing it as a "rising star" poised to record one of the fastest growth rates in the world and a credit-rating firm...
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionThe political battle over Fulton County's governance could have an unintended consequence: higher borrowing costs in the future due to a downgrade of the county's credit rating. Fitch Ratings cut Fulton's credit rating in part because of concern about...
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