Market preview: U.S. markets are indicated to open sharply lower, as jitters over when the Fed...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: U.S. markets are indicated to open sharply lower, as jitters over when the Fed will begin to taper its bond purchases, an unexpected contraction in China's manufacturing sector, and the Nikkei's 7.3% overnight plunge combine to make a toxic brew. S&P -1%, Dow -0.8%. Basic resource stocks in Europe saw a selloff on the news. Still ahead: new home sales, EIA natural gas.