Refine Search

  •  
  •  
No deal on Greek proposal as its bailout is about to expire; country set to default on IMF loans

...Parliament has already voted for it to go ahead.Greece suffered its second sovereign downgrade in as many days when the Fitch ratings agency lowered it further into junk status, to just one notch above the level where it considers default inevitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/no-deal-greek-proposal-its
Sears to raise cash through Canadian sale

...400 million secured short-term loan from entities allied with Lampert's ESL Investments.Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings called the loan a short-term fix for a "much larger need" of cash and downgraded Sears' credit rating deeper into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/sears-raise-cash-through-c
Columbia County Commission approves SPLOST project list

...department's aging radio system.Johnson also pointed out that the county just had its AAA bond rating reaffirmed by Fitch Ratings Inc.Fitch cited the county's strong finacial profile, a stable econonmy and low debt load among its reasons for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-06/columbia-county-commissi
Georgia Regents turns around finances

...second half of the year," he said.The environment will not be helpful, however, Azziz said. Rating agencies like Fitch Ratings and Moody's have negative outlooks for nonprofit hospitals this year, he said."These are not good times for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-23/georgia-regents-turns-around
Commission to discuss redevelopment loan request

...the impact of depleting the city's savings on its stellar AA2 bond rating from both Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings.The ratings agencies use a complex, proprietary formula to issue credit ratings, but the amounts a government has in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-19/commission-discuss-redev
S&P expects to be sued by Justice Department over ratings of mortgage-backed bonds

...parent of Moody's Investors Service, another rating agency, closed down nearly 11 percent.S&P, Moody's and Fitch Ratings, the third major rating agency, have been blamed for helping fuel the financial crisis by assigning AAA ratings to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-05/sp-expects-be-sued-justice
U.S. to feel pinch of $100 a barrel oil

...accounts for roughly one-third of the budget for U.S. airlines, up from less than one-fifth a decade ago. Fitch Ratings analyst William Warlick said if jet fuel reaches about $3.20 a gallon, "the whole industry will be challenged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-24/us-feel-pinch-100-barrel-o
Business
Business news

...into the European debt crisis.Italy's move to intensify its austerity drive received a much-needed boost from Fitch Ratings agency, which said the measures will help stabilize the government's finances and its credit rating. Fitch is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-13/business-news
Debt rating would raise political cost

...bond ratings for their taxpayer-covered, general obligation bonds from Moody's, Standard & Poor's Co. and Fitch Ratings.That top rating saves South Carolina some money when it borrows, but the number is not huge. The difference between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-20/debt-rating-would-raise-polit
S. Carolina credit ratings threat cause unclear

...the Aaa rating reinstated, only to have it slip again in 2005 to AA-plus. South Carolina has an Aaa rating from Fitch Ratings, the other major rating agency.Matt Mitchell, a research fellow at the Libertarian-leaning Mercatus Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-26/s-carolina-credit-ratings-thr