Fitch Ratings

U.S. Brace For Possible Credit Downgrade

CP | Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The Fitch credit rating agency has warned that it is reviewing the U.S. government's AAA credit rating for a possible downgrade, citing t...

The Banks Most In Trouble If Canada’s Housing Bubble Pops

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada Business

If Canada’s housing market experiences the price correction so many analysts and institutions expect, it won’t just hurt the homeowners who bought...

Fitch: Many European Countries Face Downgrade This Month

CP | Pan Pylas, The Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - A number of euro countries, including Italy, could see their credit ratings downgraded by the end of this month as they struggle to cope with...

How Canada's Solid-Gold Credit Rating Is Hurting Workers

CBC | Posted 03.07.2012 | Canada Business

It may not always feel like it in the real economy (more evidence came out Friday showing Canada's employment picture is far from rosy) b...

And The Latest European Country To Be Downgraded Is..

CP | Barry Hatton, The Associated Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's efforts to climb out of its economic crisis suffered a double setback Thursday as its credit rating was downgraded to ju...

Aa3: Moody's Downgrades Japan's Debt

CP | Tomoko A. Hosaka, The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Moody's downgraded Japan's credit rating, citing the country's weak growth prospects, massive government debt and constant political uncertain...

SEC Reviewing S&P's Math On Downgrade

Bloomberg News | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission is scrutinizing the method Standard & Poor’s used to cut the U.S.’s credit rating and whether the firm prop...