Steffen Dyck, Assistant Vice President and Analyst of the Sovereign Risk Group at Moody's Investors Service, explains how Thailand's unrest has already been factored into its sovereign rating.» Read More
Standard & Poor's on Friday showed its support for Michigan's takeover of Detroit by upgrading the city's credit rating to "stable" from "negative."
If a creditor agreed to reduce a credit card balance or other debt, you may not think of it as income. The IRS does.
Tom Buerkle, international editor at Institutional Investor, explains why Norway tops their Country Credit Rating table, while the U.S. has its lowest point tally in over three decades.
According to Wilshire, 109 state pension plans had a shortfall of more than $830 billion in 2012. Douglas Offerman, Fitch Ratings senior director, offers insight.
David Riley, global managing director of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, tells CNBC that although the sequester isn't ideal, it will neither derail the U.S. recovery nor trigger a ratings cut.
David Riley, Fitch Ratings, explains how the implementation of automatic spending cuts may threaten the nation's AAA credit status.
Add the 16 percent who say they have neither credit card debt nor savings, and 40 percent of the population says they are close to the edge of ruin.
David Gauke, from the U.K. treasury, tells CNBC the government will stick to its deficit reduction plan despite Moody's downgrade of the country's credit rating.
Kathleen Brooks, research director at Forex.com, tells CNBC that there has been absolutely no strategy in the UK for austerity and bringing down debt.
Five percent of U.S. consumers have an error on their credit report that "could lead to them paying more for products such as auto loans and insurance," the Federal Trade Commission said Monday, as it issued a long-awaited study of credit report accuracy.
"Many of the practices you're seeing in DOJ's lawsuit are still going on. They're still selling out," said Jules Kroll, CEO of Kroll Bond Ratings, a New York-based ratings agency.
Jules Kroll, Kroll Bond Ratings CEO, weighs in on the $5 billion lawsuit against Standard & Poor's.
Peter Schiff, CEO, Euro Pacific Capital says the U.S. government is being vindictive by going after S&P over its ratings on mortgage bonds. He sounds caution on the triple-A ratings on U.S. treasuries.
Attorney General Eric Holder announces the Justice Department is filing a civil suit against Standard and Poor's for alleged fraud on mortgage ratings. And, CNBC's David Faber and Scott Cohn, weigh in.
Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel partner, discusses the merits of the Department of Justice's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's rating agency for alleged ratings fraud.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates, HSBC Global Research explores the merits of trusting rating agencies.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder & Managing Director, Kapstream Capital says it is important to use rating agencies with a pinch of salt. Ratings agencies are a backward indicator rather than a forward-looking one, he adds.
David Riley, global managing director for sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, says the U.K. faces a "significant" risk of being downgraded.
Lionel Barber, editor at The Financial Times, tells CNBC that the key questions will be what kind of powers David Cameron can repatriate from the EU and what about the uncertainty created for business.
George Osborne, Britain's finance minister, tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo why the U.K. must stick to its deficit plan.