Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co. president & CEO, discusses the S&P's move to downgrade Puerto Rico's general obligation debt to junk status and if other creditors, like Moody's, will follow suit.» Read More
Donal O' Mahony, global strategist at Davy Research, tells CNBC about how the different ratings agencies asses credit worthiness or otherwise.
McGraw Hill Financial posted an 18 percent rise in quarterly profit as it earned more from a surge in corporate debt issuances and its Dow Jones indices.
Moody's Investors Service on Thursday stood down from the possibility of cutting the U.S. sovereign credit rating in coming months.
Moritz Kraemer, managing director of European sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's (S&P), explains why the rating agency has upgraded its outlook for Ireland.
Fitch on Friday cut France's credit rating to AA-plus on an uncertain economic outlook amid the ongoing euro zone crisis and the need for structural reform.
Annalisa Piazza, senior economist at Newedge, talks about Thursday's Italian debt auction and says the S&P downgrade had little impact as the market had priced in a "bumpy road ahead" for Italy.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief southern Europe economist at Barclays, discusses Italian politics ahead of Silvio Berlusconi's court case, and after the country's rating downgrade from S&P.
John Stopford, co-head of global multi asset at Investec Asset Management, discusses the recent ECB statement and what it can do following S&P's downgrade of Italy.
Standard & Poor's announced Tuesday it is cutting the credit ratings of three major European banks: Credit Suisse, Barclays and Deutsche Bank.
Standard & Poor's says the U.S. credit rating is now "stable." CNBC's Steve Liesman, offers insight.
Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, discusses S&P's upgrade of the U.S., the dollar and Japan's GDP revision.
Women averaged a credit score of 675 compared to the male average of 674, according to the credit score agency Experian.
Berkshire Hathaway owns 11 percent of the ratings agency. Will this keep it from getting downgraded by Moody's?
Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.
Several renowned investors may have made the case to be more bearish on bonds recently, but one analyst has told CNBC that now is the perfect time to look at high yielding peripheral bonds.
Standard & Poor's raised the Philippines' credit rating to investment grade on Thursday, the second debt agency to do so in less than two months.
David Riley, global managing director of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses Fitch Ratings' downgrade of the U.K., citing the current high debt level as reason for the move.
The global ratings agency cut China's long-term local currency credit rating to A-plus from AA-minus on Tuesday with a stable outlook, citing financial risks from rapid credit expansion alongside the rise of shadow banking activity.
An increase in the issuance of high-yielding bonds alongside leverage to purchase this debt has sparked renewed fears of a bubble in the credit markets, with one bank warning investors of the threats involved.
A day after the Philippines got its first investment grade rating from Fitch, the Southeast Asian country's central bank governor told CNBC the upgrade was a "seal of good housekeeping."