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Portfolio - Investment Products
Study Claims Rating Agencies Favor Asset Classes That Provide the Most Revenue
by: Dave Lindorff
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A trio of finance professors are blasting the big three rating agencies, Moody’s in particular, claiming in a new report that they've unearthed evidence that asset classes that provide the agencies with most of their revenue benefit from better credit ratings while classes that provide less revenue receive harsher treatment.

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