MOODY'S INVESTOR'S SERVICE
Moody’s Investor’s Service.An investment-analysis and advisory service. • Moody’s rates the financial strength of businesses from Aaa (strongest) to Aa, A, Baa, and so on to C. The grade may also be modified with a 1, 2, or 3 according to the business’s relative strength among similar companies. — Often shortened to Moody’s.
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