SEC Reviewing S&P's Math On Downgrade

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 properly protected the confidential decision, according to...
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Down To Earth

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was lower Wednesday as traders reckon that a commitment by the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep interest rates ultra-low for another two years means the Bank of Canada will b...

Oil Sputters: Down $30 Per Barrel In 3 Months

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oil prices fell over $3 to near US$83 a barrel Monday after Standard & Poor's downgraded the U.S.'s credit rating — a blow to confidence that could hurt economic growth and demand for...