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Triple a Rating

The Criminal Childishness of Those Who Believe in the Triple A

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Could we be living in an era of such madness, one that has lost its compass and its points of reference to such an extent that this affair of one of the three major rating agencies' withdrawal of America's and then France's triple "A" has taken on such importance?

Triple A Rating

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Despite Debt Deal, Nation's AAA Credit Rating Still In Danger Of Downgrade

Reuters | By David Lawder | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tentative U.S. deal to avoid a crushing debt default is at best a mild relief for the U.S. economy that nearly stalled in t...

Mortgage Banker's Forecast: More Regulation Will Cost Consumers and Taxpayers

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Washington, D. C. is hot, but the rest of the nation is not when comparing our unemployment rates to the nation's capitol. "The largest over-the-month...

Ambac Split Avoided in Capital Plan

AP | STEPHEN BERNARD and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Ambac Financial Group Inc.'s plan to try to sell $1.5 billion in stock in a bid to safeguard its critical "AAA" financial-strength ra...

Ambac Private Stock Sale May Raise $2.5 Billion

CNBC | Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A consortium of banks is planning to underwrite a private sale of as much as $2.5 billion of Ambac stock to shore up the bond insurer's capital, which...

Ambac Bailout Hits Snag

CNBC | Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bailout of troubled bond insurer Ambac has hit a significant snag, after rating agencies demanded more capital from the consortium of banks involv...

MBIA Gets Added Boost From Moody's

TheStreet.com | 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 ...