Market Watch: US and European Economies

Investors continue to follow the markets with eyes wide open. One eye is focused on Europe, where leaders of the European Union try and cobble together a comprehensive plan to contain rising sovereign debt costs in its weaker economies, deal ...

Stocks Tumble as Worldwide Recession Fears Grow

Market focus shifted this week from the U.S. debt ceiling debate to concern of a worldwide recession, sparking a sharp sell-off in stocks and a rally in most government bond markets. On the week, the S&P 500 index fell 7.19% to close at ...