Triple-A: Are Any Assets Truly Risk-Free These Days?
By: Chris Arnold
December 6, 2011
Standard and Poor's warned six European countries this week that they could lose their triple-A credit ratings. In August, S&P downgraded the U.S. from its top-shelf credit status. All this raises the question of whether any assets are "risk-free" triple-A in today's unsettled global economy.
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