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Shahien Nasiripour

Credit Rating Agency Analysts Covering AIG, Lehman Brothers Never Disciplined | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Analysts at the three biggest credit rating agencies who gave positive, investment-grade ratings to AIG and Lehman Brothers up until their collapse ha...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Dan Proft Proposes Income Hike for State Lawmakers, Grabs Crackpot Crown

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Perhaps Proft will be successful. After all, the Illinois governor's office has been a welcoming place for crackpots.

Why China Is Dangerous for Your Money

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

You don't quadruple loan volume during a recession by tightening lending standards. Loose lending leads to inflation or defaults or both. And if any country's banking system has too much of it, the end isn't pretty.

Buffett's Berkshire Stripped Of Triple-A Rating

Reuters | Muralikumar Anantharaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was stripped of its 'AAA' credit rating by Fitch, barely hours after S&P cut General Electr...