A floor trader walks at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. Asian stock markets fell Thursday as Japanese business confidence dropped and higher borrowing costs for Italy sparked ... more 
A floor trader walks at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. Asian stock markets fell Thursday as Japanese business confidence dropped and higher borrowing costs for Italy sparked worries over the ability of European governments to get a grip on their ever-burgeoning debts. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kin Cheung
Thu, Dec 15, 2011 12:54 AM EST