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US Debt Rating

Downgrade Will Follow Plunge From 'Fiscal Cliff'

AP | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The U.S. government's debt rating could be heading for the "fiscal cliff" along with the federal budget. Moody's Investors Service o...

S&P Director: Downgrade Not 'Catastrophic' For U.S. Credit-Worthiness

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A managing director at Standard & Poor's said Monday that he has absolutely no second thoughts about the credit ratings agency's decision ...

Dow Jones Drops On News Of U.S. Credit Downgrade

Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

Update: The Dow Jones closed at 12,201.59, dropping 140.25 points for the day (1.14 percent). On Monday, stocks took a big hit after credit-rating ...

U.S. Debt Rating Is Safe - For Now, Warns Moody's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(By PAN PYLAS, AP) -- The United States and Britain are more likely than Germany and France to witness an embarrassing downgrade of their top debt rat...

Geithner Pledges To Cut Deficit As Concern Grows Over US Debt Rating

Bloomberg | Robert Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the Obama administration is committed to reducing the federal budget deficit after concerns rose that the U.S...