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Glossary Term: CREDIT RATING

Definition(s) for CREDIT RATING:


1. ) A formal evaluation of an individual or a company´s credit history and capability of repaying debt. May also refer to designations used by ratings services to give relative indications of credit quality.

2. ) An evaluation of a debt issuer by a rating agency such as Moodys and Standard and Poor’s.  The evaluation is based on the issuers credit history and its ability to pay its obligations.

3. ) An estimate of the amount of credit that can be extended to an individual or business without undue risk. (See also credit scoring system)

4. ) A formal evaluation of an individual's or company's credit history and capability of repaying obligations Any number of firms investigate, analyze, and maintain records on the credit responsibility of individuals and businesses The credit rating is based on the number of outstanding debts and whether debts have been repaid in a timely manner in the past



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