Standard & Poor's


Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway changed in S&P's eyes

Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's is formally acknowledging what Warren Buffett watchers have known for years: Berkshire Hathaway has transformed itself from an insurance holding company to a full-fledged corporate conglomerate.

S&P Ratings Debate Doesn’t Show Fraud, Executive Says

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Analysts at Standard & Poor’s, the ratings firm accused by the U.S. of misleading investors about the risks of mortgage bonds that helped ignite the financial crisis, were arguing the merits of their views on debt opinions, not committing fraud, President Doug Peterson said.