Another U.S. Downgrade Looming

Due to the inability of Congress to make any long-term budget fixes, experts are predicting another credit-rating downgrade for the United States. What do you think?

"Will the national economy still be all right? I have $20 in there."

Martin Peck • Gate Agent


"Man, I should have off-loaded my last shred of optimism months ago when it was still worth something."

Dana Upham • Optical Engineer

"You know, I'm beginning to dislike the credit-rating agencies' new policy of assigning ratings based on actual economic realities."

Miles Scofield • Cashier