Poll: Will the US Credit Rating Be Cut?
Now that Washington has moved past all the bickering and passed legislationto raise the debt ceiling, staving off a U.S. default, the market's attention turns to the economy — and whether or not any of the big three ratings agencies will cut the U.S.'s credit rating.
On Tuesday, both Fitch and Moody's backed their triple-A rating on the U.S. — but with caveats. Fitch warned that the U.S. rating "will remain under pressure for some time"and Moody's went so far as to slap the U.S. with a negative outlook.
What do you think — will the U.S. have its credit rating cut by one or more of the agencies? Vote now in our poll.