Easy Street: Moody's Stock Gets Downgraded. Cold.

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Stupid emails are still alive and well on Wall Street.

The market is on a seven-week losing streak.

Moody's stock got downgraded....by a bank. Cold.

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There's a new FT Alphaville podcast hosted by Marketplace Weekly Wrapper Cardiff Garcia.

Investors seem to be realizing that Pandora doesn't turn a profit. Its stock continues to self-defenestrate.

Coming up on Marketplace tonight: our guide to the secret meeting between Treasury officials and big investors.

About the author

Heidi N. Moore is The Guardian's U.S. finance and economics editor. She was formerly the New York bureau chief and Wall Street correspondent for Marketplace.

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