The Great Debate UK

from The Great Debate:

Look at a house, get a free Mouse?

September 23, 2009

Scott Malone
- Scott Malone is a Reuters correspondent in Boston.-

Judging by the 52 percent run-up up in the Standard & Poor's home builders index over the past three months, investors have been eager to get their money back into the long-slumping U.S. housing sector.

The economy: reasons to be miserable

June 2, 2009

Laurence CopelandLaurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own. –

A reality check from Standard & Poor’s

May 21, 2009

REUTERS— Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own —

Standard & Poor’s could have chosen a better day to kick the British economy, by placing the UK onto “negative outlook”, the usual precursor to a downgrade of S&P’s rating of an issuer’s debt.