Moody’s Would Likely Cut U.S. Rating to Aa Range On Default

Moody’s Would Likely Cut U.S. Rating to Aa Range On Default

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The U.S. flag flies above the Treasury building in Washington, D.C. The U.S. would risk not winning back its top Aaa credit rating soon if the nation’s debt limit causes even a short-term default, Moody’s senior credit officer said in an interview this month.