US Savings Bonds/US Credit Rating

10-year TIPS rates dip below zero for first time

Saturday, August 13th, 2011
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Interest rates continue to fall, never mind the S&P downgrade.

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S&P lowers U.S. credit rating

Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Wished for drowning of federal government in bathtub begins.

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S&P puts US AAA/A-1+ rating on CreditWatch Negative

Friday, July 15th, 2011
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Standard & Poor's uses CreditWatch to indicate a substantial likelihood of it taking a rating action within the next 90 days.

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S&P affirms US AAA/A-1+ rating but outlook drops

Monday, April 18th, 2011
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Outlook reduced to negative from stable.

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S & P affirms U.S. AAA/A-1+ credit rating

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008
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"Despite GSE weakness," Standard & Poor's says U.S. credit is ok.

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GSE bailout could lower U.S. credit rating

Thursday, July 10th, 2008
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Will Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac be the cards that bring the house down?

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US credit rating at risk

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008
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Steps taken to avert financial crisis could potentially lower US credit rating.

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Link between inflation bonds and national credit ratings declines

Monday, November 19th, 2007
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Standard & Poor's raises concerns about CPI estimates underestimating inflation in some countries.

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S&P affirms US AAA/A+ credit ratings

Thursday, December 21st, 2006
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Standard & Poors, the credit rating service, has affirmed its AAA/A+ ratings for US government debt.

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S&P report says yields on inflation bonds track national credit ratings

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006
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Standard & Poor's says there's a good correlation between a country's credit rating and yields on its inflation-linked bonds.

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Credit rating agency says US fiscal readiness deteriorating

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
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According to a recent report by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, the fiscal readiness of the US has "deteriorated markedly" since 2002.

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US credit rating could drop within 10 years

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006
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According to a recent report by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, the credit rating of the US Treasury could drop from its current AAA rating to A by 2015.

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