Moody's has slashed the ratings of fifteen of the biggest banks in Europe and the U.S. in the latest slap in the face to the ailing financial sector. Those hit include Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Scotland and Deutsche Bank - financial powerhouses domestically and internationally. The move could make it more expensive for the banks to attract funds. It's also feared the downgrades could trigger fresh market panic, and a new exodus to gold. For more analysis RT talks to RT's financial guru Max Keiser, who joins us from the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg..