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    Fitch Ratings Warns: Congress Must Address the Fiscal Crisis

    Proof of President Reagan’s wisdom keeps cropping up. A fresh example: The U.S. has retained its AAA credit status with Fitch Ratings, mainly due to the fundamental strengths of its free-market economy; but a long cloud threatens the outlook—and it comes from the government’s increasingly unstable fiscal condition. In short, … More

    Dueling Debt Ceiling Proposals vs. the Rating Agencies

    As the day debt ceiling of reckoning fast approaches, dueling proposals are flurrying around Washington fast and furious.  The latest two are from House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). Americans, and global financial markets, are watching Washington nervously for a real plan—one that will put the … More