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Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

...I think that's fair," the Dutch finance minister said. "We will carry the risks."Meanwhile, the Moody's credit rating agency said the Greek vote meant the country had dodged imminent danger, but that it still faced risks."The Greek...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-17/greek-banks-reopen-after-cash-pledge-
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015

...confidence and lost trust? How many state workers will now be reconsidering their future employment? Will Alaska's credit rating tumble? If this kind of brinksmanship is what lies ahead in future legislatures, we worry about Alaska's fate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-15/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Does minority want shutdown?

...a government shutdown because they think it will help them score a political victory against the majority. Our AAA credit rating is at serious risk of being degraded because House minority legislators are refusing to tap the CBR. Why the stubbornness...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-26/does-minority-want-shutdown
Letters
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...60 per barrel and back-to-back $3.5 billion budget deficits pending, it seems like a bleak year ahead. Two credit rating agencies, Moody's and Standard and Poor's, have issued warnings about Alaska's finances.Still, the sky isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-02/politicos-have-tough-hands-play-2015
State
My Turn: The case for sustainable hydropower in Alaska

...of the project depends upon many factors, including interest rates for necessary loans. Yet, with the state's credit rating in jeopardy, we can't assume low interest rates. In the end, the costs of building the dam would lock up Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-07/my-turn-case-sustainable-hydropower-a
Opinion
Gov. Walker halts megaprojects

...long-range financial outlook. The immediate concerns of a $3 billion deficit and our ability to protect the state's credit rating from damage and deterioration will take center stage when the Legislature convenes in January," reads the letter.Since...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/gov-walker-halts-megaprojects
State | AK legislature
A payment plan for Willoughby District revamp?

...city would take out a bond - Mitchell recommends borrowing through the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank because of its high credit rating - to be paid off with the added revenue. As tax revenues increase with the improvements to the district, the municipality...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/payment-plan-willoughby-district-revamp
Local
Letter: UA System 2014 annual financial report

...debt service was modest at 2.8 percent of unrestricted revenues, its net position grew by 13 percent, and its credit ratings from both rating agencies remained stable. The university's college savings program came in at $6.5 billion...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-15/letter-ua-system-2014-annual-financia
Letters
Alaska Air reports another record quarter

...said it was 81 percent at the end of 2008.With its credit rating of BBB- by Fitch Ratings, Alaska Air Group is one...major domestic carriers to have an investment-grade credit rating. The other is Southwest Airlines."This important recognition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/alaska-air-reports-another-record-quart
State
Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

...Journal of Commerce.Tilden said to investors that Standard and Poor's, which recently increased the company's credit rating to BB+, also recently commented that Alaska Airlines, which drives Air Group financials, has the "strongest financial...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-09/alaska-air-group-starts-2014-another-re
State

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