An investor watches the markets news through a TV screen at a bank in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. Asian stocks nose-dived Monday as the first-ever downgrade of the U.S. government's ... more 
An investor watches the markets news through a TV screen at a bank in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. Asian stocks nose-dived Monday as the first-ever downgrade of the U.S. government's credit rating jolted the global financial system, reinforcing fears of a rapid slowdown in economic growth. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lai Seng Sin
Mon, Aug 8, 2011 1:25 AM EDT