Posts Tagged ‘downgrade’

A HEADLINE TODAY”The only hope for the republic is to downgrade the place of Washington in our public life.”

HEADER OF THE PIECE. “The business of Washington is to make government bigger – forever. That is not what the people want..Abandon The Swamp.” Years back my older brother and I admitted to each other, and we had never discussed this with anyone else, in our youth when we tried to explain something to folks […]

Moody’s puts six US banks on watch for potential downgrade

oody’s Investors Service placed six US banks on review for potential credit rating downgrades late Monday, in the wake of last week’s collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. The credit ratings firm also downgraded Signature Bank deep into junk territory following that bank’s failure. Ratings downgrades can make it more expensive for companies to borrow money. Moody’s […]

Japan to downgrade COVID to same threat category as seasonal flu

(Natural News) Japan has announced that it will downgrade the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) to the same threat level as seasonal influenza. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida broke the news on Jan. 20, saying that the demotion of COVID-19 in the same class as seasonal flu will begin in the spring. Under current guidelines from the… […]

Zeldin: We Need Prosecutors to Enforce Law and Not Downgrade Offenses

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Rep. and gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin (R-NY) said that district attorneys need to enforce the law instead of refusing to enforce certain laws and downgrading others and he would set

S&P: ‘Real risk’ for Israel ratings downgrade if instability delays austerity

A political stalemate in Israel that could hinder its ability to bring spending under control in 2021 could trigger a “real risk” of a downgrade of its sovereign rating, a senior director of S&P Global Ratings said this week. “If the political situation led to a lack of consensus or lack of decision making regarding […]

In "huge step," ANC endorses downgrade of South Africa’s Israel ties

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 21 December 2017 The ruling African National Congress has endorsed a decision to downgrade South Africa’s diplomatic ties with Israel to the lowest level. “In order to give our practical expression of support to the oppressed people of Palestine, the ANC has unanimously resolved to direct the [South African] […]

ANC decides South Africa should downgrade ties with Israel

Ali Abunimah Power Suits 5 July 2017 South Africa’s ruling party wants to sharply downgrade ties with Israel. At its national policy conference on Tuesday, the African National Congress adopted a recommendation “to downgrade the South African embassy in Israel to a liaison office in a bid to reduce diplomatic ties,” the Mail & Guardian […]

Moody’s Downgrade Of French Banks Imminent, Risk Waterfall To Follow?

Zero Hedge Sunday, September 11, 2011 As regular readers may recall, back on June 14, before it became an even bigger pariah in the thoroughly discredited rating agency space due to its refusal to downgrade the US, Moody’s placed French megabanks SocGen, BNP and Credit Agricole on downgrade review, which means that at some point […]

French Banks Poised for Moody’s Downgrade

  Helene FouquetBloomberg September 11, 2011 BNP Paribas (BNP) SA, Societe Generale SA and Credit Agricole SA (ACA), France’s largest banks by market value, may have their credit ratings cut by Moody’s Investors Service as soon as this week because of their Greek holdings, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Moody’s placed the […]

Titanic Battle or Insider Trading? The S&P Downgrade and the Bilderbergers: All Part of the Plan?

Ellen BrownWeb of Debt Aug 19, 2011 What just happened in the stock market? Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose or fell by at least 400 points for four straight days, a stock market first. The worst drop was on Monday, 8-8-11, when the Dow plunged 624 points. Monday was the first day […]

S&P under investigation over US downgrade

Following a series of attacks from filmmaker Michael Moore and Senator Al Franken, the US Securities and Exchange Commission is now investigating allegations of illegal practices from within the wall of Standard Poor’s. A week after downgrading the United States’ credit rating, Standard and Poor’s is now facing scrutiny from the SEC over allegations that […]

Downgrade for the ratings agencies?

They downgraded the US and added theatrics to the debt ceiling debate – but who are these ratings agencies? ­They seem to wield immense power and influence over the global economy – a mere warning from one of them can rock markets, influence the debate by governments, with ripple effects that trickle down to individual citizens. […]

S&P’s faces investigation over ‘possible insider trading’ over downgrade of U.S. debt

  Laurie WhitwellUK Daily Mail August 15, 2011 A shock investigation of possible insider trading at Standard Poor’s has reportedly begun, with the country still reeling from the rating agency’s historic downgrade of U.S. debt. Authorities want to know who had prior knowledge of the decision, which sparked a wild week of trading on Wall […]

US Downgrade: World Is Calling Even Louder For A New Global Currency

  The American Dream Aug 15, 2011 For decades, the U.S. economy was so dominant compared to the rest of the world that nobody really even challenged the status of the U.S. dollar as the reserve currency of the world.  But now that U.S. government debt has been downgraded, the U.S. dollar is showing significant […]

S&P Inside Job? ‘Somebody made big bucks on US downgrade’

RT Aug 14, 2011 With aftershocks of the U.S. credit rating downgrade still reverbrating around the world – Washington has decided to go after those behind the mark down. Rating agency Standard and Poor’s, along with its parent company, are now in the crosshairs of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. They’re being investigated for […]

Senator Dick Durbin Disses Reporters Downgrade Question

AWAKENING THE WORLD … … EVERY HEART MAKES A DIFFERENCE AND THE NON-COMPLI-DANCE Read more … New David Icke App Now Available Europe … Australia … New Zealand … the United States David Icke’s round-the-world tour between September and December Australia and New Zealand dates from September to November are in Perth, Gold Coast, Melbourne, […]

European Shares Fall on France Downgrade Rumor

  Reuters August 10, 2011 European shares ended sharply down on Wednesday, led lower by a steep sell-off in banking shares, with Societe Generale down more than 21 percent at one point on a slew of rumours about the bank. A SocGen [SOGN.PA 22.18 -3.835 (-14.74%)] spokeswoman categorically denied all rumours relating to the bank’s […]

Post S&P Downgrade, Chicagoans Take to Streets, Demand Arrest of Bankers August 11, 2011 Immediately following the announcement of the SP downgrade, defiant Chicagoans took the the streets and demanded the arrest of the Bankers and an the end of the Federal Reserve system. This was never covered on any news outlet. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

SEC To Investigate Trades Based On S&P Downgrade Inside Information

  Zero Hedge Aug 12, 2011 While the president makes yet more speeches about how the time to leave the past behind us is now (while newly scapegoating Europe for the economic catastrophe), the sniping war against SP continues, only this time with a twist. According to the FT, the SEC has asked the rating agency […]

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