Nov 20, 2012 Europe's second largest economy, France, has just had its AAA credit rating downgraded by the rating agency Moody's.
Aug 2, 2012 A year after Standard & Poor’s cut the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+, interest rates are lower than ever. Who made the right -- and wrong -- predictions?
Jul 24, 2012 Moody's Investors Service has lowered the outlook for the credit ratings of three of Europe's strongest economies: Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany. It's part of a busy day in Europe that has investors on-edge -- markets there are barely moving.
Heidi N. Moore
Jun 22, 2012 Moody's has downgraded the credit ratings of 15 banks in Europe and North America -- that continues to rattle markets in Asia and Europe today so far.
Jun 22, 2012 The credit rating agency Moody's slashed the ratings of 15 of the world's biggest financial institutions, including Citigroup and Bank of America here in the U.S. and Barclays and Credit Suisse in Europe.
Jun 13, 2012 Berkshire Hathaway’s NetJets will buy $9.6 billion in new planes from Cessna and Bombardier.
May 18, 2012 The yield -- or interest rate -- on 10-year government bonds has fallen down to 1.7 percent, which is close to the all-time low.
May 4, 2012 People are arriving in Omaha now for that "Woodstock of Capitalism," the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, billionaire Warren Buffett's conglomerate. The official materials recommend two steakhouses for visiting shareholders.
Apr 18, 2012 Billionaire investing legend Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. The CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway is assuring shareholders his disease is not life threatening.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 18, 2012 Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has announced he has prostate cancer. The 81-year-old told shareholders in a letter that the cancer is in its early stages, and he'll continue to head up Berkshire Hathaway.