Thomson Reuters‘ graphic of the day:


Source: Reuters


Hat tip The Mess That Greenspan Made

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6 Responses to “Sovereign Debt Ratings by Country”

  1. constantnormal says:

    I find it very difficult to align much of this with any plausible reality.

  2. MayorQuimby says:

    What would a map of MBS bonds across the us have looked like seven years ago? Pretty green eh?

    I thought so…

  3. carleric says:

    And who exactly assigns any credibility to Standard and Poor’s ratings? Except the folks paying for the right results of course.

  4. theexpertisin says:

    Thanks for posting this illustrative graph. As an investor, I ponder what colors will present themselves, and where, five-ten years hence.

  5. t1dude says:

    I find it interesting that Argentina has a very poor rating, yet their GDP growth in recent years has been around 6-8%, which is 3x-4x higher than the U.S.