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  • City school district's credit rating lowered

    City school district's credit rating lowered
    SAN DIEGO - Moody's Investors Service lowered the credit rating of the San Diego Unified School District's general obligation bonds Thursday and gave the district a "negative'' financial outlook. The drop from Aa1 to a still-strong Aa2 was the result...
  • School district reverses course on closures

    SAN DIEGO - One day after finding out the school her children attended and the school she now volunteers at will not be closed, Kensington resident Dixie Blake is all smiles. “It was such a relief, an unbelievable relief,” Blake said. On...
  • Microsoft partner Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide

    Microsoft partner Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide
    Nokiasaid Thursday it will cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide by the end of next year, part of an accelerated cost reduction program at the Finnish cellphone maker. The company also warned that increased competition in the smartphone sector would hit its...
  • House to Vote on Republican Debt Plan

    House to Vote on Republican Debt Plan
    WASHINGTON -- The GOP-controlled House of Representatives is set to vote Thursday on Speaker John Boehner's plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling while enacting sweeping cuts in government spending -- the latest attempt to avoid an unprecedented...
  • Obama urges compromise to avoid "reckless" default

    Obama urges compromise to avoid "reckless" default
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday called on divided congressional leaders to compromise and break a deadlock over raising the debt limit that he said risked a "reckless" national default. Obama made the appeal in an address to the nation...
  • North Shore Woman Concerned Debt Crisis Will Halt Disability Check

    North Shore Woman Concerned Debt Crisis Will Halt Disability Check
    The looming debt crisis has many Americans worried about the "What -if's". A North Shore woman is watching the situation closely. Tina Poitevent believes her health is in the hands of lawmakers. She says she can't afford cable, so she's frequently...
  • Illinois officials brace for federal debt gridlock

    Illinois officials brace for federal debt gridlock
    State officials have quietly begun preparing contingency plans for handling state finances if a gridlocked federal government fails to reach agreement next week on a plan to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, which could force Washington to ration its...
  • Financial Expert: Debt Crisis Will Not Raise Interest Rates

    Financial Expert: Debt Crisis Will Not Raise Interest Rates
    Eric Hale spent his Saturday afternoon searching for a new truck. "It's kind of been one of those let everything stabilize and we'll see what happens", Hale said. Hale has been thinking about buying for the past six months and watching the economy but...
  • U.S. loses AAA credit rating from S&P

    U.S. loses AAA credit rating from S&P
    The United States lost its top-notch AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented reversal of fortune for the world's largest economy. S&P cut the long-term U.S. credit rating by one notch to AA-plus on concerns about the...
  • U.S. credit rating slips

    U.S. credit rating slips
    CNN reports the rating agency Standard & Poor's says it has downgraded the U.S. credit rating to AA+ from its top rank of AAA. Rating agencies analyze risk and give debt a "grade" that reflects the borrower's ability to pay the underlying loans. The...
  • United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P

    United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented blow to the world's largest economy in the wake of a political battle that took the country to the brink of default. S&P cut...
  • Downgraded: Standard and Poor's drops to AA+

    Downgraded: Standard and Poor's drops to AA+
    Yesterday, a historic announcement was made by a credit rating agency, but for all the wrong reasons. Standard and Poor’s downgraded the credit rating for the U.S. from a triple-A status to a mere double-A+. What’s the reason behind the...