Rich Saskal
Rich Saskal has been the National Editor of The Bond Buyer since 2011. He joined the publication in 2003 as a reporter and spent seven years as its Far West Bureau Chief. He previously worked for a variety of news organizations, ranging from a small-town weekly newspaper to The Associated Press.He has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.
  • California Treasurer Wants More Bank Data on CDS

    ALAMEDA, CALIF. — California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has sent another round of questions to six large investment banks about their involvement in credit default swaps linked to the state's bonds.
  • California AG Subpoenas Rating Agencies

    California Attorney General Jerry Brown today announced that he has issued subpoenas to the three major ratings agencies as part of an investigation into the way they rated securities, such as those backed by subprime mortgages that later went sour as the housing market bubble burst.