Investors check the stock prices at a securities company in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 8. 2011. Asian stocks nose-dived Monday as the first-ever downgrade of the U.S. government's credit rating ... more 
Investors check the stock prices at a securities company in Seoul, South Korea, 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 that the world economy is weakening. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ahn Young-joon
Mon, Aug 8, 2011 5:14 AM EDT