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Bond Ratings

Moody's        S&P  
Aaa AAA Highest quality  
Aa AA Very high quality
A A  Good quality, investment grade
Baa BBB Medium grade, satisfactory
       Ba BB and lower called "junk"
Ba BB Somewhat speculative  
B B Speculative, more risk
Caa CCC Very low grade, default possible
Ca CC Definitely headed for default
C C In default, recovery possible
Daa DDD In default, partial recovery unlikely
Da DD No chance of any payment
D D The company is gone

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