US Downgrade Archive

Buffet: US downgrade doesn’t make sense

From FOX Business: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett told the FOX Business Network that S&P’s downgrade of the United States’ triple-A credit rating “doesn’t make sense.” “Think about it. The U.S., to my knowledge owes no money in currency other than the U.S. dollar, which it can print at will. ...Read More

S&P downgrades US on ability to pay

“The downgrade reflects our opinion that the fiscal consolidation plan that Congress and the Administration recently agreed to falls short of what, in our view, would be necessary to stabilize the government’s medium-term debt dynamics,” S&P said in a statement late yesterday after markets closed. Credit ratings are based on ability to ...Read More