credit rating agency

All In's Chris Hayes sat down with Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi to discuss his new article on the ratings agencies that helped trigger the financial meltdown -- and surprise, surprise, nothing's been done to fix the problem. Read more...
Sen. Al Franken made a rare national media appearance on Lawrence O'Donnell's show on MSNBC this Monday evening to discuss his participation in the SEC's roundtable on credit rating industry reform this Tuesday. Read more...
Better late than never? The Justice Department and state prosecutors are planning to file civil charges against Standard & Poor’s for its rating of risky mortgage bonds before the financial crisis... Read more...
Here's Sen. Franken speaking about his amendment to end conflicts of interest in credit rating agencies. Good for Al. Now we'll see if it gets throu Read more...
Bill O'Reilly won't like this, but Al Franken is proving his moxie as a US Senator yet again. This is an important measure to be passed: This is a b Read more...

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From Sen. Al Franken: Sen. Franken proposed an amendment to create a Credit Rating Agency Board, supervised by the Securities and Exchange Commissi Read more...
Would that be Moody's, the same rating agency that certified big steaming piles of mortgage manure as Triple AAA-rated securities and collapsed the in Read more...
October 22, 2008 C-SPAN Financial and credit industry executives testified about credit industry operations, regulatory procedures, and financial mis Read more...