Jan 20, 2014
There’s a new kid on the block -- but will this agency be able to give the big boys a run for their money?
Sep 4, 2013
As the three main credit-rating agencies try to restore their credibility after the financial crisis, we ask: Why is S&P different?
Mar 5, 2013
The Dow gained nearly 100 points this morning, topping 14,225 and breaking into record territory.
Feb 19, 2013
Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general for the State of New York, says not enough has changed on Wall Street since the period before 2008.
Feb 5, 2013
In a lawsuit filed late Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice claims the credit rating firm Standard & Poor’s knew some $4 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities were risky.
Jan 22, 2013
Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
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?
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.
Feb 9, 2012