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Global Markets Tumble on China Fears

Worries about China's faltering economic growth continue to fuel falling stock and oil prices around the world.  U.S. stock markets plunged at the open with the Dow off nearly 5 percent in the first few minutes of trading.  In later trading, key U.S. indexes saw more moderate losses of around 3 percent.  London's FTSE 100 index was down 4 percent or more by early afternoon, while major markets in France and Germany fell 4. percent and 4.4 percent. Prices for many...

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