Moody’s Defied as Banks Advance Among Investors

When Moody’s Investors Service greeted the start of summer by lowering the credit ratings on 15 of the world’s largest banks, citing the increased chance of “outsized losses,” major newspapers dutifully reported the event with headlines such as “Move Adds Pressure to Borrowing Costs,” “Downgrades Add to Market Jitters” and “Mark of Greater Risk.”

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