Demonstrators from the left-wing Parti de Gauche protest the rumored downgrade of France's AAA rating outside Standard and Poor's offices in Paris

 
Demonstrators from the left-wing Parti de Gauche protest the rumored downgrade of France
Demonstrators from the left-wing Parti de Gauche political party demonstrate outside the offices of Standard and Poor's in Paris, January 13, 2012. A euro zone official said that France and Austria would lose their top-notch triple-A ratings and Slovakia would also be affected in an announcement expected later today. Banners read "Notations Kill". REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes