A bond rating is a way to measure the creditworthiness of a bond, which corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings typically assign a letter grade to bonds that indicates their credit quality. Private independent rating services such as Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service, and Fitch Ratings Inc. evaluate a bond issuer’s financial strength, or its ability to pay a bond’s principal and interest, in a timely fashion.
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