Stock markets continue to fall


In this video from the USA, ‘Kucinich, speaking Aug. 10, 2007, at The Commonwealth Club of California, talked about his get-tough approach to the financial institutions he says are behind the current stock market troubles.’

From British daily The Guardian:

Footsie dives below 6,000 at the open

Fiona Walsh, business editor

Thursday August 16, 2007

Shares in London plummeted this morning, sending the FTSE 100 index crashing back below the 6,000 level as the storm engulfing global stock markets intensified.

There were heavy losses throughout the market as panicked traders dumped shares. Within minutes of the start of trading, the FTSE 100 index of leading shares had collapsed by 127.5 points to 5981.8.

US stock markets: here.

Stock markers and pensions: here.

Update: here.

And here.]

Leading lender likens US credit crisis to Great Depression: here.

Update 22 October 2007: here.

Update 23 October 2007: here.

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