How UK's Downgrade from AAA Credit Impacts Your Portfolio

Investors and consumers alike know the value of a good individual credit score. Corporate and government credit ratings are even more important, as most businesses and governments operate on credit instead of capital. Should the UK lose its all important AAA credit rating, shock waves will be felt around the world. UK and Banking The …

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Can You Profit from the Changes in Mark to Market?

The FASB, or Financial Accounting Standards Board, has decided that banks will no longer have to mark the value of their assets to the market, pending that there is no liquid or actual market for the assets themselves. Under the old system, assets that weren’t regularly traded or did not have a market were generally …

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