Chapter 1 - Risk in Our Society
1) Traditionally, risk has been defined as
A) any situation in which the probability of loss is one.
B) any situation in which the probability of loss is zero.
C) uncertainty concerning the occurrence of loss.
D) the probab
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Credit rating agency
Acredit rating agency(CRA, also called aratings service)
is a company that assignscredit ratings, which rate a debtor's
ability to pay back debt by making timely interest payments
and the likelihood ofdefault. An agency may rate the