Stock exchange jitters reverberated from Shanghai to New York because of debt problems in Europe.
Stock market news was slightly negative Monday morning, as world markets fell and earnings expectations were weak.
Stock market results are looking up in Europe Tuesday, despite bad news about the global economic recovery.
Currency charts: China’s yuan strengthened Monday, but the euro faltered. Dow average slipped 8 points.
European stock markets fell again and the American stock market opened lower over European worries on Monday.
Hong Kong is rising fast thanks to the growth of China. It passed New York as the biggest issuer of initial public offerings in 2006.