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Rating-Agenturen kontraproduktiv? # 27.12.2011 09 Uhr # Journal (englisch)

Marcus Schlench
December 27, 2011

Ratings agencies are there to help investors estimate how solid an issuer of debt is when purchasing or selling bonds... But the ratings agencies seem to have failed in this task. They did not recognize the danger in the accumulated securities based on bad U.S. mortgages. Their role in the debt crisis has also been heavily criticized.

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