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Final Note

There are only two companies left with triple A credit ratings

Kai Ryssdal Apr 26, 2016
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Sorry, Exxon. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
Final Note

There are only two companies left with triple A credit ratings

Kai Ryssdal Apr 26, 2016
Sorry, Exxon. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
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As of this writing, there are only two companies in these United States that have a Triple A credit rating. A higher rating, for what it’s worth, than the actual government of the United States.

Standard and Poor’s said it is downgrading Exxon to Double-A-plus amid concerns about low oil prices and higher investment costs. Exxon had been Triple A since 1949.

So here’s the quiz:

What are the two companies still Triple A?

Nope, not Apple.

Not Amazon.

Give up?

Microsoft and Johnson and Johnson.

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