Fed likely to note gains but signal no rate increase

...the most in nearly three years. Retail sales surged last month. So did auto sales.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, foresees economic growth of 3.3 percent next year <0x2014> which would be the best showing since...

US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years

...remained at a six-year low of 5.8 percent."These were boom-like numbers," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "They indicate that the U.S. economy is on very solid ground."November's robust job growth, reflecting...

Survey: US businesses add 230,000 jobs in October

...show that employers added 230,000 jobs in October, according to a survey by FactSet.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, said that faltering economies in Europe, China and Japan haven't yet caused U.S. employers to pull back...

US employers add 214,000 jobs in October; unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent

...construction, manufacturing, professional and business services, and government.Sophia Koropeckyj, an economist at Moody's Analytics, calculates that 34 percent of jobs gained in the July-September quarter were in mid-paying industries...

Bond issues aid projects but come at price

...and sewer 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...

Top-ranked Kentucky rolls past North Carolina

...Kentucky (4-4) rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Mississippi (6-3).Ole Miss was led by Stefan Moody's 25 points. LOUISIANA STATE 76, SAM HOUSTON STATE 67In Baton Rouge, La., Jordan Mickey scored 21 points and collected...

Moody's, S&P settle lawsuits accusing them of hiding risky investments

...Ratings agencies Standard & Poor's, Moody's and investment bank Morgan Stanley...S&P owner McGraw-Hill Cos., Moody's Corp. and Morgan Stanley confirmed...protracted litigations behind us," Moody's spokesman Michael Adler wrote in...

Moody's lowers European rescue fund's outlook to 'negative'

NEW YORK - Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday lowered to...three countries' debt outlook Monday, Moody's said. The debt crisis has flared anew...next in line for a government bailout.Moody's said Tuesday that it is revising its outlook...

Moody's downgrades Japanese debt

...Tokyo's management of its economy. Moody's Investors Service Inc. lowered its...after announcing the downgrade, Moody's also cut its ratings of four of Japan's...which had enjoyed the Aaa rating. Moody's lowered its ratings of Nippon Telegraph...

Berkshire sells nearly 8 million Moody's shares

...company has unloaded nearly 8 million shares of Moody's stock and reduced its stake in the credit rating...Omaha-based company held 48 million shares of Moody's stock on March 31 just before Moody's cut Berkshire pristine triple-A credit rating...