What to Expect Now That We've Been Downgraded

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Well, it happened.

Standard & Poor’s went ahead with its downgrade of the United States' long-term credit rating.

Some of the market responses were completely predictable: stocks are falling, gold is rising. Others were perhaps more unexpected:

Treasurys —the debt issued by the U.S. government—are rallying.

Of course, we explained this last week in our slideshow: What Happens If The US Is Downgraded.

It’s still a great guide to everything happening the markets right now.

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