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Moody's Investors Service

A leading global credit rating, research and risk analysis firm.

Moody's Investors Service

A financial services company that primarily offers credit ratings for different kinds of bonds. That is, it serves as a credit ratings agency and a research firm. It is one of only ten firms the SEC recognizes as a credit rating agency; though, like other CRAs, its methods have been subject to criticism. For example, it gave the nation of Iceland a near top rating until its bankruptcy in 2008. It is based in New York and was established in 1909.

Moody's Investors Service

A leading firm engaged in credit rating, risk analysis, and research of fixed-income securities and their issuers. Moody's ratings help investors judge the credit risks of investing in fixed-income securities. The financial publications department of Moody's was spun off in 1998 to form a new company. See also Mergent, Inc.
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We've talked about retirement, but Chris won't let me,'' Moody says cheerfully.
1 -- color) Appliance repair specialist Don Moody emerges from his van, which he drives around the valley, making repairs as well as friends.
2) Moody gets a morning kiss from his wife and business associate Chris, before he heads out to make his daily rounds.
What all seem to agree on is that Smith and Moody had a stormy relationship.
When they re-united recently for one night in February, Moody became pregnant, Lytle said.
Banks claimed that Smith told her the conversation between Moody and him ended that night when Moody ``got upset and she drove off .
But what we were starting to see was larger tattoos on more visible parts of the body, like hands and forearms,'' Moody said.
was not conducive to our professional atmosphere,'' Moody said.
Obviously, we recognize that many of our employees are young people following current fashion trends,'' Moody said.