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Moody’s downgrades Greek banks, long slump feared (AP)

Protesters carry a mock coffin with the symbol of the euro, during a demonstration in central Athens, on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. Debt-strapped Greece toughened austerity measures this month and gained EU backing for a financial rescue plan, but the spending cuts also fueled public discontent. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)AP – Moody’s credit rating agency downgraded five Greek banks on Wednesday, saying their finances will suffer from the effects of the country’s public debt crisis — including painful austerity measures and a long recession.