Now that Standard & Poor's has issued a negative credit watch on U.S. government debt and acknowledged the possibility that no deal will be reached to raise the government’s debt ceiling, what should investors do?

That, of course, depends upon where they have their money invested. Someone holding a lot of U.S. Treasuries and Treasury-linked securities might find those holdings losing a lot of value if rates were to rise.

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