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Latest Moody'S Items
A private survey shows U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, powered by big gains in manufacturing and construction.
For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months.
President Obama's health care reform is prompting employers to hire more part-time and temporary workers to escape paying benefits under a mandate that goes into effect next year, amplifying a trend toward transient employment that took hold during the recession, according to a growing number of economic indicators.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added just 135,000 jobs in May, the second straight month of weak gains.
A private survey shows U.S. companies added just 119,000 jobs in April, the fewest in seven months.
Britain on Friday became the latest major developed country to lose its top AAA credit rating, following a downgrade issued by Fitch, a London-based ratings agency.
Fitch Ratings agency downgraded Britain's rating on Friday from triple-A to AA+, a recognition of the nation's weak economic future and growing debt.
Surging stock prices and steady home-price increases finally have allowed Americans to regain the $16 trillion in wealth they lost to the Great Recession. The gains are helping support the economy and could lead to further spending and growth.
Moody's decision last week to downgrade Great Britain's credit rating surprised no one, including the markets, which largely shrugged the news off. The credit-rating agency arrived late to the party, just as it did in the United States and in several of the eurozone's distressed countries.