News bites: Downgrade anxiety

Stock futures are down as traders prepare to function in a world where the United States is not AAA-rated.

But Treasury bonds remain an enticing safe haven for investors, despite S&P's move.

Warren Buffett thinks the United States is AAA-quality, regardless of the raters.

AIG is planning to sue Bank of America over a slew of shoddy mortgage bonds.

The Veterans Affairs Department is cracking down on fradulent claims of veteran-owned businesses.