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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/fed-likely-note-gains-sign
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-13/top-ranked-kentucky-rolls
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/us-adds-321000-jobs-most-n
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-29/bond-issues-aid-projects-c
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/us-employers-add-214000-jo
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-05/survey-us-businesses-add-2
US resilient despite investor panic over a sputtering global economy

...Asset Management.Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody's Analytics, is keeping his forecasts for U.S. growth...economic activity."People would stop traveling," Moody's Zandi says. "That would put a pall" over the economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/us-resilient-despite-inves
Speculation swirls around Fed meeting, interest rates

...for now."All the trend lines for the economy look pretty good right now," said Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody's Analytics. "I don't think the Fed wants to upset the apple cart."Over the past several years, the Fed's ultra-low...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/speculation-swirls-around-
For Europe's vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

...people to work."They have to drive up demand by increased government spending," said Virendra Singh, an economist at Moody's Analytics. "They have to come up with a way to push up wages."Add to those challenges the anxiety and political uncertainty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/europes-vast-unemployed-ho
Wind, solar farms are being put into new companies called yieldcos

...Mihoko Manabe, an analyst at the credit rating agency Moody's.NRG Yield, which was created by the power producer...around, or they might get too expensive.Manabe, of Moody's, recommends sticking with yieldcos controlled by large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/wind-solar-farms-are-being