S&P is threatening to put numerous financial firms on negative credit watch in tandem with a...

|By:, SA News Editor
S&P is threatening to put numerous financial firms on negative credit watch in tandem with a downgrade of the U.S. government's credit rating, should the latter default. The list of firms includes Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AAA-rated insurers, fixed-income funds, ETFs, and hedge funds, among others.