Moody's Investors Service said last week it that was considering cutting the credit ratings of Bankers Trust Co. and J.P. Morgan & Co. because of concerns over the banks' derivatives dealing businesses.

The rating agency said it may cut Bankers Trust Co. and Bankers Trust Delaware's Aa2 rating for long-term deposits and other senior obligations, affecting about $140 million of securities.

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