S&Ps nedgradering av Usa-politik?
S&Ps kontroversiella nedgradering av Usa igår, har debatterats flitigt. Varför, varför nu, hur kan Usa defaulta när de kan trycka obegränsad med Usd etc? Har S&P använts i politiskt syfte? Läs nedan,
“Either S&P has been pressured by powerful Republicans and/or Wall Street Bankers to issue this warning, in order to add to national hysteria about the national debt and win more drastic cuts in social programs, or S&P is simply blowing it again.
“Political shenanigans cannot be ruled out,” says Galbraith. “That’s what lawyers would call the ‘rebuttable presumption.’ After all, who benefits? The Republicans and perhaps the banks. But of course the other possibility is that S&P doesn’t know what it’s talking about, and after their disastrous missing of the mortgage bubble, that’s quite possibly what it is.”