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 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac… read more

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 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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Aug 09, 2011 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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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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