Tuesday, April 27, 2010

S&P Downgrades Greece and Portugal

by Bill McBride on 4/27/2010 11:42:00 AM

From MarketWatch: S&P cuts Greece ratings to junk status

Standard & Poor's said Tuesday it cut Greece's ratings to junk status. The ratings agency lowered the long-term sovereign credit rating on Greece to BB+ from BBB+. The outlook is negative.
From CNBC:
S&P downgraded its rating on Portugal's debt by two notches to A-minus.