Implications of U.S. Credit Downgrade

Christian Weller and Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about the implications of Standard and Poor’s downgrade of the credit ratings of… read more

Christian Weller and Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about the implications of Standard and Poor’s downgrade of the credit ratings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and other agencies linked to long-term U.S. debt. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the prospects for a “double dip” recession, jobs, Social Security and Medicare, and the housing market.

Lawrence Yun spoke by phone about the impact of the downgrade on the housing market.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. close

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

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Aug 9, 2011
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Aug 10, 2011

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  • Aug 09, 2011 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2011 | 10:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Aug 10, 2011 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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