Items Tagged with 'Assured Guaranty Ltd.'


  • Assured, FSA Lose AAA Ratings at Moody's

    And then there was one and none -- one, meaning only one remaining AAA-rated monoline bond guarantor; and none, meaning none of the guarantors that started 2008 rated AAA currently carry the rating at each major agency. Moody's Investors Service yanked its top ratings on both Assured Guaranty Ltd. and Dexia SA’s Financial Security Assurance Inc. on Friday, as a new criteria and industry outlook affected the core ratings at each firm.
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  • Feds May Be Considering Subsidy on Troubled Mortgages

    When it comes to the idea that Treasury's TARP funds may be used to manage a bailout of troubled mortgages, all options are still on the table, and the only thing that most of us really know is that the plans under consideration have been stuck in the negotiating room for some time.
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  • Assured Guaranty Adds Former PMI ABS Chief

    The monoline subsidiary of Assured Guaranty Ltd [stock AGO][/stock] said Wednesday that Christopher Mortello had rejoined the firm as managing director of structured finance surveillance -- a new role that will see Mortello oversee the company's ABS and RMBS portfolios.
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