Questioning the US Government's Rating

Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 1:05 AM ET

When noting the figures amounted in the bailouts of AIG, Bear Stearns, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, on top of a budget deficit over $400 billion, in a weak economic environment, one questions the US government's 'AAA' rating, James Shugg from Westpac Bank said.