Politicians should limit discussion of the merits of rating companies and scale back proposals for further regulation of the industry if it’s to stay competitive, said Fitch Ratings President Paul Taylor.
European policy makers are fighting a “complete lack of confidence” in their ability to resolve the crisis after failing to persuade investors they’re united in their choice of tools to handle the turmoil, Fitch Ratings President Paul Taylor said.
Rising prices for raw materials including copper and fertilizer will help companies led by Teck Resources Ltd. and Agrium Inc. post the first earnings gain in three quarters as the global economy picked up steam, strategists such as Robert Gorman said.
The middle class is shrinking and is now barely a majority in the U.S., underscoring the challenge President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney face as they argue over who can best protect the wealth of struggling Americans.
Rock anthemist Ian Hunter helped launch Mott the Hoople at the end of the 1960s and had gone solo by 1975. He brings his pithy, cosmic and reliably literate sensibility (and trademark wild hair) to City Winery, where, as the name implies, the wine list is as seriously considered as the guest artists.