Market recap: Markets expressed their dim views of Germany's anticipated plan to ban short...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Markets expressed their dim views of Germany's anticipated plan to ban short selling, as the euro fell to new 4-year lows and stocks and commodities tumbled throughout the afternoon. Each of the major stock indexes fell more than 1%, and NYSE decliners outnumbered advancers 3 to 1. Financial stocks, particularly credit card issuers, led the way lower on regulatory reform worries.