S&P: Pension, Health Care Costs Threaten Nations' Triple-A's

Chang, Helen
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/22/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32095, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that rising pension and health costs could send the triple-A ratings of the U.S. and other sovereign states to junk status by 2030, according to a report by Standard & Poor's Corp. Reliance of U.S. states and localities on federal funding; Promotion of healthier habits among senior citizens in Vermont; Focus of the country on fixing Social Security.


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