The Automatic Earth: Oct 9 2011, Occupy Debit Card Fees

The Automatic Earth: Oct 9 2011, Occupy Debit Card Fees

The Fitch agency downgraded its sovereign credit rating for Italy and Spain today and said its long-term outlook for both countries was negative, citing high debt and poor prospects for growth. Separately, Fitch also said it was keeping Portugal's debt rating on watch for a possible downgrade, with a decision due by the end of the year. Portugal was the third and latest eurozone country to receive an international bailout package after Greece and Ireland. Fellow ratings agency Moody's warned on Friday night that it has put Belgium on watch for a possible downgrade. The reports are a blow to Europe's hopes of containing the debt crisis that has already seen three countries bailed out. Italy and Spain have the eurozone's third- and fourth-largest economies and are widely considered too expensive to rescue. Fitch downgraded Italy's creditworthiness from AA- to A+, citing high...

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