2008 Financial Crisis and Credit Rating Agencies, Panel 1

Witnesses testified on the role of credit rating agencies in the financial crisis, using as case histories the credit rating agencies of… read more

Witnesses testified on the role of credit rating agencies in the financial crisis, using as case histories the credit rating agencies of Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s. Former credit rating industry executives said that competitive pressures, financial awards and poor internal controls led analysts to award high ratings to risky investments.

This hearing was the third of a series of hearings the subcommittee held on Wall Street and the 2008 financial crisis. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Eric Kolchinsky Team Managing Director (Former) Moody's Investors Service->Structured Derivative Products Group
  • Carl Levin U.S. Senator [D] Michigan
  • Richard Michalek Vice President (Former) Moody's Investors Service->Structured Derivative Products Group
  • Frank Raiter Managing Director (Former) Standard and Poor's->Credit Market Services
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2008 Financial Crisis and Credit Rating Agencies, Panel 1

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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2010
Last Aired:
May 3, 2010

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  • Apr 23, 2010 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 2010 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2010 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 2010 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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