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Netherlands' credit rating downgraded to AA+ by Standard & Poor's
Netherlands' credit rating downgraded to AA+ by Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's downgraded the Netherlands' credit rating on Friday, slicing the list of Eurozone countries holding the top AAA rating to just three. The Netherlands' ratings downgrade -- to AA+ from AAA -- can be blamed in large part on a lackluster economy driven by falling consumer confidence, government spending cuts and falling home prices. Among the 17 countries in the Eurozone, only Germany, Finland and Luxembourg have kept their AAA ratings. PHOTOS: 10 facts about Turkey Day One bright spot is Spain, which saw its debt outlook raised to stable from negative by Standard & Poor's in yet another indication that the country may finally be...

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