U.S. Bond Rating

As the August 2, 2011, deadline approached for raising the federal debt ceiling, Kurt Schacht talked about the three agencies (Standard &… read more

As the August 2, 2011, deadline approached for raising the federal debt ceiling, Kurt Schacht talked about the three agencies (Standard & Poor’s, Fitch, and Moody’s) that determine the bond rating of the U.S. He discussed what would happen if the agencies downgrade the U.S. bond rating, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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U.S. Bond Rating

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 28, 2011

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  • Jul 28, 2011 | 9:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 28, 2011 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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