Feb 5, 2013
The Justice Department files suit against S&P and its rating of mortgage-backed securities, citing the band Talking Heads in complaint.
Jun 11, 2012
The ratings agency Moody's could lower credit ratings on the bonds of several U.S. banks this month. The downgrades could send ripples, but not shock waves, throughout the economy.
Dec 16, 2011
Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded major banks like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, but the credibility of such agencies is also waning.
Dec 8, 2011
Europe and the U.S. are both exploring new options for judging the value of debt after increasing threats of downgrade from agencies like S&P and Moody's.
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.
Sep 1, 2010
...That's the opposite of expected - what's it mean? Another ratings agency escapes fraud charges For CEOs, it may pay to lay off A big whopper:...
Jul 22, 2010
/**/ Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June; new unemployment benefit plans rose. Yet at this writing, Wall Street's jumping. What d...