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Standard & Poor's downgrades major U.S. banks

Nov 30, 2011
Pressure builds in Europe as clear signs begin to show that a default there would hit the U.S. banks hard.
Posted In: banking, Standard & Poor's, downgrade, Europe debt crisis

Dozens of financial institutions downgraded by S&P

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.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, downgrade, banking

Super committee fails, but U.S. investment still best option

Nov 22, 2011
Credit ratings agencies don't seem to be phased by the super committee failure, in large part because the U.S. dollar and bond markets are still strong compared to Europe and China.
Posted In: super committee, downgrade, dollar

If super committee fails, risk of another downgrade

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.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, super committee, downgrade

U.S. debt downgrade possible, but it won't be a surprise

Nov 18, 2011
We speak to David Kelly of JP Morgan Funds about what he thinks the possible outcome of the super committee stand-off could be.
Posted In: super committee, Congress, downgrade

Fitch downgrades two Euro banks, puts others on watchlist

Oct 13, 2011
This final note today, your every-now-and-then reminder that banks are still shaky, despite the billions in profits JPMorgan Chase reported this...
Posted In: Banks, downgrade, Final Note

Another round of downgrades

Sep 21, 2011
This final note today, which will come with a quiz at the end. Moody's, the ratings agency, downgraded three of the biggest big banks this morning...
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, downgrade, Moody's

Warren Buffett vs. S&P?

Aug 8, 2011
This final note today, in which S&P beats up on Warren Buffet. The billionaire went on CNBC this morning, said he wasn't worried at all about...
Posted In: downgrade, S&P, Warren Buffett

Downgraded: The price of strutting and fretting

Aug 8, 2011
Apparently, all of the sound and fury does signify something -- at least to the ratings agencies. All of the political theater we've witnessed o...
Posted In: downgrade, S&P

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