Futures market for US stock fell on Monday after the US credit rating was reduced from AAA to AA+ on Friday. For the Dow, the futures market fell 200 points, S&P 500 futures fell 24 points, and Nasdaq futures fell 44 points.
Asian stocks fell more than 5 percent Friday, after the worst day on Wall Street since December 2008.
Debt limit deal causes jump for stocks in Asia and stock futures in US. But big cuts from second step of debt limit plan would be needed for a durable rally.
Nintendo posted its latest quarter's dire results, causing traders to dump the stock. The sell-off sent the stock down more than 20 percent.
Debt problems in US, Europe don't stop investors from buying up stocks. But analysts warn debt woes remain markets' primary concern.
Greece bailout talks involve a second rescue package roughly the size of the first. But Greece bailout could be delayed until July.
At E3 and in Japan, there's disagreement over whether the Wii U, Nintendo's new console, will change gaming forever or completely flop. With many months, and likely another E3, before the Wii U launches, there's still much to learn about the new system.
Stock markets in Asia, Europe fall sharply after US stock markets plunge and Greek debt worries rise. Futures point to rebound in the US.
Stock prices mostly rise on world markets. Germany, France, and several Asian markets see stock prices go up. But markets in US, Britain closed due to holidays.
Stock prices slide more than 1 percent in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. Investors expect stock prices to go lower, analyst says.