Following Europe, financial stocks (XLF -5.1%) are in dismal shape, as shares of everything from...

|By:, SA News Editor

Following Europe, financial stocks (XLF -5.1%) are in dismal shape, as shares of everything from big banks - BAC -7.6%, C -9.3%, JPM -4.9%, WFC -4.7% - to regionals (KRE -4.8%) slump; the regional index hits a 21-month low. European banks plunge: BCS -10.7%, RBS -11.4%, HBC -6.5%.