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Is there an upside to the downgrade?

Aug 9, 2011
With market volatility comes bargain-basement prices for stocks, a drop in oil prices and spike in the price of gold
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U.S. credit downgrade: Apocalypse now out in the markets?

Aug 8, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses what S&P's downgrade was really about and how we are going to get substantive economic help out of what's going on
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S&P: U.S. credit worthiness remains very strong

Aug 8, 2011
Standard & Poor's global head of sovereign ratings David Beers comments on the ratings agency's decision to downgrade U.S. debt from AAA
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How the downgrade affects the national mindset

Aug 8, 2011
The downgrade to U.S. debt means the American ego will take a hit, and consumer spending relies heavily on how we all feel about the economic outlook
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Will the U.S. ever get its AAA rating back?

Aug 8, 2011
It will take a few years, and a whole lot of economic impacts, before we return to top-notch status
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The economic impact of the S&P downgrade

Aug 6, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses what Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating will mean for consumers and whether it's time to panic.
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How locals saved a furniture company in Ohio

Aug 3, 2011
Three years ago, Norwalk Furniture was about to close for good. That didn't sit well with a dozen Ohio families, who now run the company
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Economic indicators are good...and bad

Aug 3, 2011
Are we spending or saving? What's behind the growth in auto sales? Are U.S. companies hiring or firing? Yes, depending on your perspective.
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Jobs, debt, cuts all work against an economic recovery

Aug 3, 2011
Richard Dekaser on the possibility of another recession, and the reality of what he calls our current 'growth-recession'
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Past the debt crisis -- what now?

Aug 2, 2011
The debt limit crisis may be over for now, but where does that leave the U.S. economy? Can Wall Street have confidence in U.S. credit again, and are we in a double-dip recession?
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