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Enron, CDOs and BP - Outsourcing Due Diligence

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Liberson, PhD

Enron, Collateralized Debt Obligations, and BP. From my perspective the common link is that Congress abdicated its responsibilities for oversight to organizations and agencies that were hopelessly riddled with conflicts of interest.

Moody's Under SEC Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Moody's Investors Service stock fell sharply Monday following news that the ratings company is being investigated for possibly mislea...

Illinois' Credit Rating Facing Big Hit After Passing Debt-Heavy Budget

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois's long-term credit rating was put on watch by Moody's Investors Services after lawmakers adopted a budget that includes $3.5 billion in short...

Ratings Agencies, To Blame For Some Of The Crisis, Could Now Benefit

Huffington Post via WSJ | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve is in the uncomfortable position of rewarding those who helped cause the financial crisis. The government's latest rescue effort ...

Moody's "Bottom Rung" List Of 283 Companies At Risk Of Default

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Tuesday, Moody's Investors Service published a new list called the Bottom Rung, which details which companies the ratings agency says are most like...

MBIA Gets Added Boost From Moody's | Laurie Kulikowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MBIA surged as much as 6% in trading Tuesday after Moody's Investor Services confirmed the financial guarantor's triple-A rating. The action comes a ...

Moody's Considering Changes To Its Rating System

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Moody's Investors Services said Monday it is considering changes in its rating system, including how it appraises mortgage-related securities, which ...