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Posts Tagged ‘Moody’s

A Comparison of the 10 Countries Deepest in Debt

February 16, 2012

Moody’s has adjusted the sovereign debt ratings of EU and other Western countries in order to reflect their susceptibility to growing financial and macroeconomic risks. Following is a comparison of the 10 countries deepest in debt, the countdown beginning with no. 10, with the U.S. at #7 and #1 awarded to … Japan: 10. United […]

Standard & Poor’s to downgrade United States?

July 25, 2011

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the fallout from a failure to raise the US debt ceiling could be “catastrophic” and “self defeating.” On an annualized basis, it’s the rough equivalent of cutting spending by $1.6 trillion — which is nearly all of so-called discretionary spending, including defense. The United States doesn’t bring in enough […]

Moody’s Dim Forecast for Housing and the Economy

September 22, 2010

The analysts at Moody’s Investors Service are downbeat in their outlook for both the U.S. economy and the housing market, warning that there’s a stronger chance the country will slide back into a recession, and they are forecasting a “longer and deeper housing correction.” Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s Analytics, says the U.S. recovery has lost […]

Is Civil Unrest Coming to America?

April 16, 2010

Moody’s is a major ratings agency which performs financial research and analysis on governments and commercial entities and ranks the credit-worthiness of borrowers. Moody’s has warned that the US, the UK, Germany, France, and Spain “are all at risk of soaring debt costs and will have to implement austerity plans that threaten ‘social cohesion’.” Further, […]