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Third Agency Rates CPS Bonds As ‘Junk’

The move by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services followed similarly grim statements issued recently by the other two major agencies, Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Services, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.


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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.


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State Dinged By Bond-Rating Agency Over Pension Debt

Standard & Poor’s said Friday that the rating on the state’s general obligation bonds was downgraded to A- from A.


Grim faces tell the story Thursday as the stock market plummets. (AP)

Anxiety Prevails On First Day Of Trading Since Downgrade

All signs point to another rough day in the financial markets Monday morning, on the first day of trading since the historic U.S. credit downgrade.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011