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Twitter goes head-to-head with the Bank of England

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Public relations minefield or move to greater transparency ? Companies and governments hosting question and answer sessions over the social media site Twitter have had their fair share of mishaps over the years, but that hasn't dissuaded the Bank of England (BoE).

Fitch puts US credit rating on watch for downgrade

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Fitch Ratings put the US government's "AAA" credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday, saying that the standstill on the U.S. debt ceiling negotiations risks undermining the effectiveness of the country's government and political institutions.