Dec 8, 2011 As economic turmoil continues in Europe, leaders there -- and here in the U.S. -- are weary of the blind reliance on ratings agencies to value debt.
Heidi N. Moore
Dec 6, 2011 First, the U.S. debt ceiling debate; now Europe. Standard & Poor’s threat to cut countries’ credit ratings appears meant to prod political action.
Heidi N. Moore
Nov 30, 2011 Banks today are reeling, just a day after Standard & Poor's downgraded dozens of financial institutions all around the world -- including here in the United States.
Nov 30, 2011 Pressure builds in Europe as clear signs begin to show that a default there would hit the U.S. banks hard.
Nov 18, 2011 There are five days until the super committee's intended deadline to make big budget cuts for the U.S. If they fail, more ratings agencies could downgrade the country's debt.
Nov 3, 2011 Shanghai's Pudong district...built with help from the purchase of US debt. Officially, the response from China's government to...
Feb 22, 2011 Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Sep 21, 2011 This final note on the way out, an observation about the ever-evolving state of the American economy. Standard & Poor's announced some changes...
Nov 5, 2010 With 151,000 jobs added to the economy in October, we examine where the strongest growth took place. Good news for investors, the Federal Reserve...