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Asian Stocks Down Following Wall Street Sell-Off

Asian markets were mostly down Friday, continuing a global sell-off that began a day earlier when U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 1.9 percent Thursday, erasing all its gains for the year. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite also fell about two percent. Argentina's debt default, the crisis in Gaza, and lingering tensions between the West and Russia are all thought to have played a role in rattling investors. Many...

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