Australia won't lose its coveted triple-A rating, its Treasurer said, slapping down speculation the country might face its first downgrade in 26 years.» Read More
We're all used to hearing about how municipal bonds almost never, ever default.
William Gross, PIMCO co-CIO & founder, with perspective on S&P's negative outlook on U.S. credit and what the downgrade means for the markets.
Standard & Poor's lowered its outlook on the United States, kiwis fell, and Finland is frightening euro traders. Time for your Monday morning FX Fix.
Here’s my nomination for the worst recommendation by the Senate panel on the financial crisis: the proposal for the Securities and Exchange Commission to rate credit ratings agencies based on their “accuracy.”
And no, it's not Goldman Sachs. But he thinks these stocks are a buy.
"The outlandish scenario of a US debt downgrade is no longer the stuff of finance fiction," says the head researcher at at SocGen.