S&P's agenda has appeared to be political for a long time, and it looks as if its retrofitting its "analysis" yet again to mirror the austerity economics goals of its paymasters. Here are four steps to end that racket now.
Thanks, Standard & Poors, for putting the entire economy on a moderate death watch. Thanks for giving heart to all the legislators that want to make the national debt the sole determinant for the future conduct of the nation.
Nearly two years after the start of the recession and 11 months after the Securities and Exchange Commission took action to correct the practices that produced the downfall, the trade in dubious securities continues.