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It’s the economy, stupid

8 August 2011 By Agnes T. Crane

The credit rating agency targeted U.S. debt, but it was stocks not Treasuries that got clobbered. The counterintuitive reaction is less bonkers than it seems. An economic slowdown combined with dithering leaders and limited central bank resources is a bad mix for risky assets.

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