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    S&P Slashes Ratings On Lehman, Merrill and Morgan Stanley

    So maybe trouble at Lehman Brothers isn’t just short-sellers spinning a web of financial panic after all. Standard & Poor’s cut the ratings of Lehman Brothers, as well as Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley today. Counterparty credit ratings, which have been getting a lot of attention lately, were one prong of the S&P credit analyst […]

    / Jun 2, 2008 at 1:59 PM
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    Coffee versus Credit Ratings

    We’ve got friends who argue that intellectual property protection in the US has gotten way out control—extended patents, lengthy copyrights, litigation without end. Most days we think the investment in innovation we get as a trade-off for these things make it worth it. Today isn’t one of those days. Today’s big financial news comes straight […]

    / Aug 30, 2006 at 1:16 PM

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