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Old 04-19-2011, 07:31 PM   #21
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Funny how everyone in the world now knows that S&P rates bonds. And publishes stuff in the media.

Or else they're still pissed at Congress for saying mean things about their sycophantic ratings of mortgage-backed securities.
Sorry I missed your point? Do you think the US has a problem or not?
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Old 04-19-2011, 07:33 PM   #22
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If you read the press release it is clear that the negative outlook reflects uncertainty about the political process, and not about the U.S.'s ability to pay its obligation. That is an important distinction. There is no question in my mind that the U.S. has the resources to manage it's fiscal situation. The real question is, can we muster enough adult leadership to sheppard the necessary compromises? It's not promising when one of the major political parties takes a stand that half of the budget equation is absolutely off the table. Until that changes, a negative outlook is appropriate.
Well put. Totally agree.
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Fortune magazine (I know...) just had an article about how the expected bond debacle has not happened and probably won't happen for quite a while, if ever.

Hmmm...
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Fortune magazine (I know...) just had an article about how the expected bond debacle has not happened and probably won't happen for quite a while, if ever.
The unsinkable bond market - Street Sweep: Fortune's Wall Street Blog
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