Moody&#039;s http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20177/all en More down and up economic indicators in Europe and other stuff http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/more-down-and-economic-indicators-europe-and-other-stuff <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Spanish debt downgraded amid hope that France and Germany have finally reached agreement on euro bailout. Plus other happenings around the continent </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pulling string around the continent:</p> <p><strong>Economy</strong></p> <p><em>Degradation:</em>  Spanish debt was was downgraded two notches to A1 by Moody's yesterday. This makes it a hat trick of downgrades, as Fitch and Standard &amp; Poor's had already done the dirty to <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Spain</a>. (more <a href="http://www.elpais.com/articulo/economia/Moody/s/sigue/estela/Fitch/S/26P/rebaja/escalones/deuda/Espana/elpepueco/20111018elpepueco_24/Tes">here</a> for those who read Spanish)</p> <p>Today's French papers are full of speculation that <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">France</a>'s debt will be next. Moody's has put France "under surveillance." </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/more-down-and-economic-indicators-europe-and-other-stuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Booker Prize euro zone crisis France Germany Home Jennifer Egan Julian Barnes Liam Fox Moody's ratings agencies Spain France Europe Germany Spain United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Wed, 19 Oct 2011 08:59:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5678404 at http://www.globalpost.com Moody's rating of France's credit to be issued in Q1 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120116/moodys-keeps-french-aaa-rating French President shrugs off his country's credit troubles at a press conference saying it "changes nothing." <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120116/moodys-keeps-french-aaa-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis France Moody's Standard & Poor's France Europe Mon, 16 Jan 2012 22:23:00 +0000 News Desk 5687607 at http://www.globalpost.com Moody's expected to downgrade major banks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120621/moodys-downgrade-banks-business-insider Mike Mayo believes Moody's will announce major downgrades for some of the world's biggest banks today.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120621/moodys-downgrade-banks-business-insider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Economy Moody's Business Europe Global Economy United Kingdom Thu, 21 Jun 2012 17:14:00 +0000 Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider 5708801 at http://www.globalpost.com