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Sovereign Nations’ Credit Ratings

Did you ever wonder what happens to a country that fails to pay back a portion of its debt or bonds that it issues? Just like consumers who have a credit score assigned to them by credit reporting bureau such as the Fair Isaac Company (FICO), TransUnion, Equifax, or Experian, countries like the United States of America have its own type of credit rating that lets investors know the amount of risk associated with investing in that country and its debt. The risk score assigned to that country is assessed tot hem by international and national agencies and governing bodies. The infographic below compares the credit rating of the United States of America with other nations from around the world.

Credit Ratings

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