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AA

The second-highest bond rating by S&P and Fitch. AA is subdivided (in decreasing order) into AA+, AA, and AA-. Bonds with AA ratings are investment-grade, meaning that banks are allowed to hold them. AA bonds are low-risk and low-return. The rating is equivalent to an Aa rating by Moody's.

AA

A grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency to indicate a very strong capacity to pay interest and repay principal. Such a rating indicates only slightly lower quality than the top rating of AAA. Also called Aa.
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Removing its end letters leaves KAK, a bird; removing KAK leaves A'A, Hawaiian word for lava
The Paris economic conference, which is A'a Palestinian interest,A' said Fayyad, A'can also have very clear political dimensions that should lead to an end to occupation.
Al-Quds had a story on its front page on the meeting between Russian and American presidents with the headline: A'A US-Russian Deal to Depose Gaddafi in Exchange for Keeping al-Assad.
Under the headline, A'A new Israeli provocation,A' the paper wrote that the meeting and the allocation of money to turn East Jerusalem into a Jewish city A'shows that Israel has sealed shut the door to any effort to revive the peace process.
Mikdad,A'during A'a press conference at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva , added that the official delegation came to Geneva to implement the Syrian stance to reach a political solution to crisis in Syria.