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Stocks sank, dragging a gauge of global equities into a bear market, Treasury 10-year yields slid to a record low and the Dollar Index rose to a seven-month high amid concern central banks are running out of tools to prevent a recession. Commodities erased gains for the year.
The MSCI All-Country World Index plunged 4.5 percent at 4:39 p.m. New York time and is down 22 percent from its May peak, while emerging-market stocks tumbled the most in almost three years. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index lost 3.2 percent to 1,129.56 after briefly falling below its 2011 closing low. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid the most over two days since 2008. Ten-year Treasury yields lost as much as 16 basis points to 1.6961 percent. The Dollar Index rose 1.4 percent.
The world is on the eve of the next financial crisis, with sovereign debt at its epicenter, said Mohamed El-Erian, chief executive officer of Pacific Investment Management Co., which runs the biggest bond fund. The European Central Bank hasn’t put in place a “circuit breaker” to contain the region’s debt crisis, El-Erian, who is also Pimco’s co-chief investment officer, said at an event in Washington today.
Originally posted by ldyserenity
reply to post by SpaDe_
Do you mean Bear as in Russian or Bare as in Stripped Bare?