S&P Raises Bond Ratings Of 5 Mass. CitiesAt least five Massachusetts cities have begun the new year on an optimistic note after a major credit service raised their bond ratings, citing their strong economic and budgetary performances.
Grossman: Downgrade, Debt Crisis Could Hurt Massachusetts day after one of the world's three major credit rating agencies made the unprecedented move to cut the U.S. credit rating, Massachusetts leaders say the state is apt to feel a ripple effect from the decision.
Sell Off On Wall Street: Reaction to S&P StatementA sell-off was seen on Wall Street following a warning issued by Standard And Poor's.