Credit Ratings


  • The SEC Ranking Ratings Agencies: A Bad, Bad Idea Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 9:53 AM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    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.

  • Warren Q&A     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    Consumer watchdog Elizabeth Warren takes questions from the audience at The U.S. Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Capital Markets Summit on Ensuring Competitiveness in a Post-Regulatory Reform Environment.