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Tag Archives: Moodys

Crisis Theater : The devil in the US sovereign downgrade

Inter bank markets will respond first in the debt deal stalemate Though US treasuries are holding below 3% after every spike when a deal close to agreement gets canceled, markets … Continue reading

July 27, 2011

European Stress Tests likely a strong indicator? | Advantage Change

The changing role of ratings agencies Ratings agencies have turned over a new leaf. From being passive observers waiting for the McSwan to raze the buildings and come don on … Continue reading

July 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

The European Stress test results are coming.. | Advantage zyaada

Sneak previews suggest that banks might easily fail the coming stress tests even as Chinese Banks CDS rises in the markets ahead of all the speculation on local government default. … Continue reading

June 28, 2011 · 3 Comments

Buffet and the ratings agency answer the call | Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Today’s hearings at the Financial Crisis Inquiry commission cover Moody’s and other ratings agencies and their role in bringing down the house in the Crisis. While around the blogs questions … Continue reading

June 2, 2010 · 1 Comment