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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...multi-tribal power authority.In December, 2014, Moody's Investors Service lowered Alaska's credit "outlook...ratings for both General Obligation and Revenue Bonds:? Moody's: Aaa for General Obligation, and A1 for Revenue...
Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

...any risk, and 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...
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Puerto Rico confirms it failed to make $58M debt payment

...technical definition of the term, an argument rejected by Moody's Investor Service and others."This event is consistent...debt payments," said Emily Raimes, a vice president at Moody's. "This is a first in what we believe will be broad defaults...
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Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

...been invited to do so.With its economy teetering near the abyss, Greece suffered its fourth downgrade this week when Moody's rating agency slashed its rating further into junk status, just above default. The agency said Greece was likely to...
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State officials to meet with bond rating agencies

...Randall Hoffbeck told the Senate Finance Committee the state has not seen its high rating downgraded but one agency, Moody's, has put the state on negative watch.He said areas the rating agencies could look at include how the state reacts to...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...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 falling. Alaskans...
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...during low oil price environments. This was recognized by Moody's, a key rating agency that assesses the fiscal health...its Oct. 6 analysis comparing Alaska to North Dakota, Moody's stated, "It's (Alaska's) reserves that offset...
Singer-songwriter Ruth Moody to perform Friday, received five Juno awards nominations, and has appeared more than a dozen times on "A Prairie Home Companion."Moody's Juneau concert is part of a national tour following the spring release of "These Wilder Things," her second solo release...
Book review: 'The Luminaries' had been raining for two weeks without reprieve. Moody's first glimpse of the township was of a shifting smear...visible for a short period of time in New Zealand, and so Moody's time in the book is similarly short."I had his arc...
Bond services give Alaska good marks

...participation expected to be sold in August. Moody's Investors Service, one of the state's...its negative outlook for Alaska. Moody's rating, which is lower than the...considered a high-grade rating, said Moody's Bob Kurtter. Alaska's long-term...


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