What is BOND RATINGS?

The ratigs used based on risk. The ratings are AAA, AA, A, BBB, BB, B, CCC, CC, C, DDD, DD, and D. The AAA is best and the D is worse ratings. Anything below a B is speculative and called a junk bond. They will likely default and pay higher insurance.

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