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  • Japan's credit rating cut to Aa3 by Moody's

     
    In another sign of the debt woes weighing on the world’s developed nations, Japan’s credit rating was downgraded early Wednesday by Moody’s Investors Service. Japan’s rating was cut one notch, to Aa3 from Aa2, because of “...
  • DWP leaders defend withholding millions of dollars during rate debate; board president denies pressure from mayor

     
    Leaders of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Tuesday issued a sharply worded defense of their decision to withhold $73.5 million from city coffers in the middle of a recent fight over electricity rates, saying during a......
  • Orange Comptroller to Falconer: He needs to ‘check his facts’

     
    Orange County mayoral candidate Matthew Falconer gets accused of playing with numbers and facts by his opponents, but this time he's tangled with Comptroller Martha Haynie and what she said is the financial reputation of the government he wants to run....
  • Study: State's fiscal woes hike borrowing costs

     
    From today's print edition: Study: State's fiscal woes hike borrowing costs Civic Federation puts tab for lower credit rating at $551.3 million By Kathy Bergen, Tribune reporter Illinois residents will pay as much as $551.3 million extra for the state's.....
  • A fatter dividend coming for Microsoft shareholders?

     
    Microsoft Corp. shares on Monday showed just how hungry equity investors are for good news -- and how willing they are to pounce on it as economic fears recede again. The software giant’s stock soared $1.26, or 5.3%, to close......
  • CalPERS drops suit against Fitch Ratings

     
    The country's largest public pension fund, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, has dropped a lawsuit against Fitch Ratings without receiving any monetary settlement. The 2009 lawsuit in San Francisco County Superior Court accused Fitch and...
  • Guest list: Buddy Dyer talks to Lauren Rowe on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, talks to Central Florida News 13's Ybeth Bruzual on "Political Connections." The program airs at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Webster will discuss the debt debate, Washington spending, redistricting and the...
  • California gets top ratings on planned debt sale

     
    California on Thursday got the highest possible credit ratings on the short-term debt it plans to issue the week of Sept. 12. That’s should be good for taxpayers, at the expense of the investors who are expected to buy the......
  • California short-term debt deal more than half sold on first day

     
    Yield-hungry individual investors on Tuesday put in orders to buy more than half of the short-term notes that California is selling this week to raise cash. Brokerages handling the deal for state Treasurer Bill Lockyer said they had orders for......
  • Italy's debt rating cut to 'A' by Standard & Poor's

     
    As world markets wait to see whether Greece can avoid defaulting on its debt, Standard & Poor’s delivered another reminder that Europe’s debt woes extend well beyond the cradle of Western civilization. S&P late Monday downgraded Italy’...
  • Steer the ship of state onto the rocks? Why, yes!

     
    From an Ipsos Public Affairs poll of 1,021 adults conducted January 7-10 : Question 4: I am going to tell you about the US' debt sitation. At the moment, the US is $13.9 trillion in debt. The currrent debt "ceiling,"......
  • Japan's debt rating is cut as deficits pile up

     
    In another reminder of the worsening debt loads of developed nations, Standard & Poor’s on Thursday cut Japan’s credit rating one notch, citing the country’s continuing large budget deficits and the burden of an aging population. Japan’s rating...