Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, protecting the integrity of credit. Our ratings and analysis track debt covering more than:

  • 130 countries
    11,000 corporate issuers
    21,000 public finance issuers
    76,000 structured finance obligations



Credit ratings and research help investors analyze the credit risks associated with fixed-income securities. Such independent credit ratings and research also contribute to efficiencies in fixed-income markets and other obligations, such as insurance policies and derivative transactions, by providing credible and independent assessments of credit risk.



Moody’s default studies validate our predictive ratings. Our published research and investor briefings draw thousands of attendees each year and keep investors current with the rationale underlying our credit opinions. 

Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District, CA: Update following assignment of Aa2 issuer rating and upgrade of GOs to Aa1

Our credit view of Tahoe-Truckee USD reflecting its deep entrenchment into community funded status, strong resident wealth and income levels, healthy finances, elevated leverage.

Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Auth, NV: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of Las Vegas Convention & Visitors, reflecting strong financial management, and expected return to strong pledged revenue growth post-pandemic, but slow projected recovery.

Lodi Unified School District, CA: Update following upgrade of GOs and COPs

Our credit view highlighting the district's solid resident income and wealth as well as its sound financial position. Declining enrollment and above-average leverage remain credit challenges

Lodi Unified School District, CA: Update following upgrade of GOs and COPs

Our credit view highlighting the district's solid resident income and wealth as well as its sound financial position. Declining enrollment and above-average leverage remain credit challenges

Moody's upgrades Ballico-Cressey School District, CA GO to Aa3 and assigns A1 issuer rating

Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Ballico-Cressey School District, CA GO to Aa3 and assigns A1 issuer rating. Global Credit Research- 16 Apr 2021. New York, April 16, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service has assigned an A1 issuer rating to Ballico-Cressey School District, CA and concurrently upgraded the district's general obligation unlimited tax rating to Aa3 from A2 and upgraded its general obligation bond anticipation notes rating to A1 from A3.

Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District, CA: Update following assignment of Aa2 issuer rating and upgrade of GOs to Aa1

Our credit view of Tahoe-Truckee USD reflecting its deep entrenchment into community funded status, strong resident wealth and income levels, healthy finances, elevated leverage.

Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Auth, NV: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of Las Vegas Convention & Visitors, reflecting strong financial management, and expected return to strong pledged revenue growth post-pandemic, but slow projected recovery.

Lodi Unified School District, CA: Update following upgrade of GOs and COPs

Our credit view highlighting the district's solid resident income and wealth as well as its sound financial position. Declining enrollment and above-average leverage remain credit challenges

Lodi Unified School District, CA: Update following upgrade of GOs and COPs

Our credit view highlighting the district's solid resident income and wealth as well as its sound financial position. Declining enrollment and above-average leverage remain credit challenges

Moody's upgrades Ballico-Cressey School District, CA GO to Aa3 and assigns A1 issuer rating

Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Ballico-Cressey School District, CA GO to Aa3 and assigns A1 issuer rating. Global Credit Research- 16 Apr 2021. New York, April 16, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service has assigned an A1 issuer rating to Ballico-Cressey School District, CA and concurrently upgraded the district's general obligation unlimited tax rating to Aa3 from A2 and upgraded its general obligation bond anticipation notes rating to A1 from A3.

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