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Regulators to weigh in on Plant Vogtle changes

...construction ? ends debates about whether problems are the fault of the design or the company building it. Moody's Investors Service predicts in an advisory that with the lawsuit out of the way, the Public Ser vice Commission will adjust upward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-02/regulators-weigh-plant-vogtle
Trimming Georgia income tax could spook investors

...Slumping sales there have resulted in lower sales-tax collections than anticipated, the state announced Friday.Moody's Investors Service, one of the major rating agencies, downgraded Kansas bonds last week."Kansas' economic recovery has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-30/trimming-georgia-income-
Amid widening VW scandal, a stock sell-off, a credit downgrade and a halt to some car sales

...Dobrindt said. Up until now, the scandal had only involved diesel engines.The widening scandal also prompted Moody's Investors Service to cut the rating on the Volkswagen's debt, which could make borrowing money more expensive for the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-04/amid-widening-vw-scandal-s
Stocks steady as investors focus on central bank support

...As underlying growth slows, China's authorities are likely to respond with additional stimulus," said Moody's Investors Service in a report. "We expect the ongoing economic slowdown to continue," it said. "Additional monetary and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-26/stocks-steady-investors-fo
High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

...squeezing their profits. Earnings for life insurers slid 11 percent in the most recent quarter, according to Moody's Investors Service, and long-term care was the chief culprit."Insurers that sell these products lose money on them," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-03-30/high-nursing-home-bills-squeeze-ins
As rural hospitals fail, Ga. considers downsizing

...operating elsewhere, many are in affluent suburban areas where patients can afford to pay the higher bills.Moody's Investors Service predicts hospital revenues will drop as government payments decrease, fewer patients are held overnight and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-17/rural-hospitals-fail-ga-consi
Hospital finances wildly different last quarter

...Augusta," he said.Adding even more in nearby Columbia County could be costly to University, according to Moody's Investors Services. It issued a report April 16 that kept University's bonds rated as A1 but downgraded its outlook to negative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-24/hospital-finances-wildly-dif
Bond issues aid projects but come at price

...system and improvements planned for the bond proceeds.Lastly the city had to pay two bond rating services, Moody's Investor Services and Standard and Poor's Rating Services, fees of $85,000 and $58,000, respectively to rate the bonds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-29/bond-issues-aid-projects-c
Commission to discuss redevelopment loan request

...However, Smith questioned 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-19/commission-discuss-redev
Moody's lowers European rescue fund's outlook to 'negative'

NEW YORK - Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday lowered to "negative" the outlook for its debt rating on the euro zone's temporary rescue fund, a day after it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-24/moodys-lowers-european-res