Moody's Investors Service for the third time this year downgraded Detroit Wednesday, warning that a razor-thin cash cushion, political instability, and the recent overturn of the state's emergency management are pushing the city closer to bankruptcy or default.
Moody's Hits Detroit with Third Downgrade
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
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