Dodd eyes rating companies in subprime collapse

08/20/2007 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The · Reuters

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., wants an examination of the role credit-rating agencies played in creating the mess in the subprime-mortgage market. "Clearly there was other information that should have warranted something else," he said. Dodd, a presidential candidate, also wants a 5% increase to the investment portfolio cap for mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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