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What's changed in the credit ratings business?

Feb 3, 2015
"Transformed" industry has more regulatory oversight and internal safeguards.
Posted In: ratings agencies, S&P, mortgage crisis
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Fallout from S&P ban could last longer than a year

Jan 21, 2015
SEC gives S&P a suspension, opening a window for its bond-rating competitors.
Posted In: Wall Street, S&P, bonds, credit agencies, credit ratings
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Twitter's 'junk' rating is not as stinky as it sounds

Nov 14, 2014
S&P just gave Twitter a BB- rating. So is it time to sell? Not really.
Posted In: Twitter, S&P, Junk
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 15 in New York City. Stocks remain on a downward trajectory amid growing fears of Ebola and a global slowdown.

How stock market volatility could impact the economy

Oct 16, 2014
It's been a wild week on the stock market. The causes are numerous--from Europe to ebola to weak economic growth in the United States. But what are the likely effects--beyond the markets themselves?
Posted In: stock market, market volatility, Dow Jones, S&P

Another ratings agency. Woohoo?

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?
Posted In: Moody's, Fitch, S&P

S&P says U.S. lawsuit is based in bitterness

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?
Posted In: financial crisis, debt downgrade, S&P

Dow hits new record high, but why?

Mar 5, 2013
The Dow gained nearly 100 points this morning, topping 14,225 and breaking into record territory.
Posted In: Dow, stock market, S&P

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: Bailout risk is still present

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.
Posted In: New York, Eric Schneiderman, credit agencies, S&P

Justice Department sues S&P over securities ratings

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.
Posted In: S&P, credit rating, financial crisis

Dow, S&P at five-year high; VIX drops to five-year low

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.
Posted In: Dow, S&P, market volatility, VIX, stock market

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