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Regulators to weigh in on Plant Vogtle changes

...to manage 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-02/regulators-weigh-plant-vogtle
Fed's China comments reinforce unease about growth prospects

...impact on the United States, which relies less on trade, is expected to be more modest. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, reckons that every 1 percentage point drop in China's economic growth strips 0.2 percentage point off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-18/feds-china-comments-reinfo
Trimming Georgia income tax could spook investors

...collections than anticipated, the state announced Friday.Moody's Investors Service, one of the major rating agencies...and growth so far in 2015 has been disappointing," Moody's said.Many experts still say that investors and rating agencies...

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

...engines, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-04/amid-widening-vw-scandal-s
US economy likely crawled in the July-September quarter in a year of dizzying ups and downs

...the summer from a widening of the trade deficit and a drawdown of inventories," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "But I think the consumer will lead the way to stronger growth in the fourth quarter."The year began on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-28/us-economy-likely-crawled-
Stocks steady as investors focus on central bank support

...ANALYST'S TAKE: "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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-26/stocks-steady-investors-fo
Moody Mile track to have one more race

...some reason the car just was unbelievably fast. We broke the track record by 2 full seconds."The lap that brought Moody's name into local lore came in a 1936 Chevy coupe with a 454 cubic-inch engine, and he'll be bringing that car back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-07/moody-mile-track-have-one-
As Fed meets, decision on rate hike may be a toss-up

...seeing sizable outflows of capital," Sohn said.On the other side of the debate is Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, who thinks the Fed will lift its rate by a quarter-point."Given that the economy is strong and rapidly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-16/fed-meets-decision-rate-hi
Shift from refinancings to home mortgages is increasing in Augusta

...and once the tightening leads to higher mortgage rates, refinancing originations will fall steadily through 2017," Moody's Analytics analyst Andres Carbacho-Burgos said. "The big assumption here is that everybody who can do so has already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/shift-refinancings-home-mo
Government debt to become more transparent

...pack compared to other states. But it is one of just a handful that all three of the respected bond-rating agencies, Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch, have awarded their highest grade of AAA. Last week, Georgia sold $1.25 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-22/government-debt-become-m