Standard & Poor'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.
Dec 6, 2011
First, the U.S. debt ceiling debate; now Europe. Standard & Poor’s threat to cut countries’ credit ratings appears meant to prod political action.
Nov 30, 2011
Pressure builds in Europe as clear signs begin to show that a default there would hit the U.S. banks hard.
Nov 30, 2011
Banks today are reeling, just a day after Standard & Poor's downgraded dozens of financial institutions all around the world -- including here in the United States.
Nov 18, 2011
There are five days until the super committee's intended deadline to make big budget cuts for the U.S. If they fail, more ratings agencies could downgrade the country's debt.
Aug 7, 2011
Shanghai's Pudong district...built with help from the purchase of US debt. Officially, the response from China's government to...
Feb 22, 2011
Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Dec 10, 2010
This final note on the way out, an observation about the ever-evolving state of the American economy. Standard & Poor's announced some changes...
Nov 5, 2010
With 151,000 jobs added to the economy in October, we examine where the strongest growth took place. Good news for investors, the Federal Reserve...