Standard and Poor’s
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services on Wednesday raised its credit outlook on health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. to “positive” from “stable,” saying the company’s financial position has improved compared with its competitors’.
Traders on Wall Street say fear has taken over, as the Dow Jones Industrials fell 634.76 points — the sixth worst point decline for the Dow in 122 years and the worst drop since December 2008.
It’s been two days since the S&P announced its decision to strip the United States of its sterling credit rating. Now, many wonder what that means for consumers.