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see American Automobile AssociationAmerican Automobile Association
(AAA), federation of American automobile clubs, est. 1902. AAA provides a number of benefits to its members, including emergency road service; national and international travel assistance, e.g.
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AAA

Abbr. for “Architectural Aluminum Association.”

AAA

(Triple A) A common single-cell battery used in myriad electronic devices of all variety. Like its double A (AA) cousin, it provides 1.5 volts of DC power. When used in series, the voltage is multiplied. For example, four AAA batteries yield 6 volts. See also AAA server.
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The credit agencies gave bond insurers a triple-A rating despite the lack of reserve because they knew, just as the insurer did, that the insurance was granted to cover losses that would almost never occur.
An insurer or a buyer of a CDO or CDO-2 certainly couldn't make a "due diligence" examination of the many tens of thousands of underlying loans, but instead had to rely on the triple-A rating given them by the rating agencies.
Moody's, S&P and Fitch Ratings had placed MBIA's triple-A rating on watch for possible downgrade; a move to negative outlook would be considered by debt investors as an improvement in MBIA's health, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
The nine such DPCs currently operating around the world are rated Aaa by Moody's Investors Service and AAA or AAAt by Standard and Poor's, the highest ratings of these agencies, despite parents with no rating above single-A (Table 1) The first such DPCs were designed to achieve triple-A ratings because it was thought that many customers would insist on dealing only with the most highly rated intermediaries.[2] In 1995, however, four years after they first emerged, the structured DPCs still accounted for a relatively small share of markets in which the major intermediaries generally had substantially lower credit ratings.
Today, TIAA-CREF is one of only four life insurance companies with Triple-A ratings from all four top ratings agencies.
Besides Japan, five of the Group of Seven industrialized nations have triple-A ratings -- the United States, Germany, Britain, Italy and France.
Five of the Group of Seven industrialized nations also have triple-A ratings -- the United States, Germany, Britain, Italy and France.