Credit Ratings and Debt to GDP Ratio

Credit ratings: The numbers behind the ratings | The Economist.

With all the attention that the PIGS countries (Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain) in Europe receive for their debt problems and supposed austerity measures, it is interesting to see how the U.S. compares to their debt to GDP ratio.  Only Greece has a considerably higher ratio than the U.S.

 

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