This week, Moody's Investors Service will release the first installment of its new research suite called CDO Navigator, which the agency hopes will add to the market's transparency, something investors are likely to welcome.

In fact, lack of transparency has a been a sore point in the market for years, and often a topic pressed at the several CDO conferences that take place each quarter. Benchmarks for the market can be non-standardized and jumbled, according to investors.

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