En español | The global markets took a tumble on Thursday in Asia, Europe and on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones dropping nearly 500 points by late afternoon. It's yet another in a series of downward spirals that analysts attribute to investors' fears about the economic outlook in the states and abroad.
In August, the United States lost its gold-plated credit rating for the first time ever. Europe passed financial crises around from one country to another like a bad cold; and a crazy down-then-up stock market vaporized $2.2 trillion of savers' wealth. … Back to Article
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